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Police crack down on drinking and driving

Drivers should see more police on the road in coming days as Michigan State Police troopers participate in the annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over high-visibility enforcement campaign, sponsored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Police will watch closely for impaired drivers through Jan. 1 during the zero-tolerance campaign.

More than 30 people died on Michigan roads in alcohol-related crashes over the Christmas and New Year’s holiday period between 2016 and 2020, according to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.

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