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State troopers looking for drunk drivers

Nov 26, 2015 8:23 am
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Nov. 24 that New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies will crack down on impaired, distracted, and speeding drivers this Thanksgiving weekend. "State Troopers and local law enforcement will be out in force to help keep the roads safe and prevent needless tragedies during this busy holiday weekend," Cuomo said, "I urge all drivers to keep your eyes on the road, follow the law and drive as safely as possible." During the 2014 Thanksgiving holiday period, troopers arrested 172 drivers for DWI, issued 4,237 speeding tickets and issued 565 tickets for distracted driving. WHUC reports that Columbia County is also cracking down on folks parking illegally in handicapped spots this weekend.