Police were busy over the holidays giving out almost 33,000 tickets. Governor Kathy Hochul announced the results of the National DWI Crackdown, which started on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, and ran through New Year's Day.


New York State Police issued 32,934 tickets and arrested 453 people for impaired driving. During the enforcement period Troopers investigated 4,417 accidents, which resulted in 528 injured and eight fatalities. Governor Hochul said,

I thank the State Police and local law enforcement for their continued efforts to get dangerous drivers off the roads and protect all New Yorkers. We will not stand for the preventable tragedies that are caused by impaired and reckless drivers, and we will continue our aggressive enforcement measures to make the roads safe for all who use them.

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Here are the tickets issued by each Troop: 


RegionSpeedDWI Arrests

(# of persons)

Distracted Driving

Child Restraint/

Seat Belt

Move Over



(includes other violations)

AWestern NY843367867132,597
BNorth Country68122214228 2,204
CSouthern Tier89823553629 2,369
DCentral NY7534162124112,945
EFinger Lakes9173360135193,302
FUpper Hudson Valley1,27187140131273,138
GCapital Region1,008399438482,690
KLower Hudson Valley1,9117610885354,122
LLong Island84549134753 2,931
NYCNew York City26211535621,831
TNYS Thruway1,916361071271014,805
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