Police In New York State Issue More than 32,900 Tickets During Holidays
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.
Here are the tickets issued by each Troop:
(# of persons)
(includes other violations)
|F||Upper Hudson Valley||1,271||87||140||131||27||3,138|
|K||Lower Hudson Valley||1,911||76||108||85||35||4,122|
|NYC||New York City||262||11||53||56||2||1,831|