Statewide – From April 1 through May 19, law
enforcement agencies across North Dakota deployed extra patrols enforcing the
law against underage drinking, as well as conducting compliance checks and
shoulder taps, as part of the Drive Sober
or Get Pulled Over campaign.
total of 201 citations were attributed to the added enforcement, including 21
minor in consumption citations, 17 minor in possession citations, 31 speeding
citations, seven drug-related citations, and seven Driving Under the Influence
teens from alcohol and/or drugs is a critical message for law enforcement to
communicate. This additional enforcement is part of the Vision Zero strategy to
eliminate motor vehicle fatalities and serious injuries on North Dakota roads.