- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 23, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma law enforcement agencies are gearing up to identify impaired drivers on New Year’s Eve.

Officials say impaired driving is one of the state’s top traffic safety concerns. There is an average of 4,500 alcohol-related crashes and 220 alcohol-related fatalities each year.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and many local law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force actively searching for drunk drivers. State troopers will be operating a New Year’s Eve ENDUI program on Dec 31. And police in Norman will launch the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” program.

Police say there are many ways to get home safely after drinking including designating a sober driver ahead of time, calling a friend or family member or calling a cab or relying on public transportation.



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