ND 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign hands out 464 citations

BISMARCK, N.D. (Valley News Live) The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement campaign in North Dakota resulted in 462 citations.

The extra patrols happened last December and January.

Of the citations, 204 were alcohol or drug-related with 95 driving under the influence arrests.

A total of 140 were alcohol-related, including 26 arrests or citations for minor in consumption, minor in possession and open container.

This enforcement period also resulted in 64 drug-related arrests.

Authorities say high-visibility enforcement for traffic safety is one element of a collaborative effort to eliminate motor vehicle deaths in North Dakota.