York, PA –
State and local police will be looking for impaired drivers during Sunday’s Super Bowl, according to a news release.
PennDOT reported 246 crashes during the 2010 Super Bowl, 18 involving alcohol and the death of two people.
State police ask those celebrating the Super Bowl to designate a sober driver or call a taxi or friend for a ride. They also request drivers who notice others driving recklessly to call the police.
PennDOT invests about $4.2 million annually into DUI enforcement, which includes funding for about 900 sobriety checkpoints throughout the state, the news release stated.