Troopers work to keep Ohio roads safe this Thanksgiving holiday
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers said they will be “highly visible and cracking down on those driving impaired and those failing to wear a safety belt” this holiday weekend.
The enforcement begins at midnight on Nov. 23 and goes through 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 27.
During last year’s Thanksgiving weekend, troopers said there were 14 fatal accidents, with a total of 17 people killed.
Of those crashes, troopers said seven involved alcohol and/or drugs and nine victims were not wearing their seat belts.
Troopers also arrested a total of 305 people for impaired driving.
Drivers are asked to call #677 to report impaired drivers, drug activity, or stranded motorists.
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