law enforcement officers on the road to arrest drunken drivers.
The increased enforcement begins Friday. The purpose is to deter
impaired drivers from the road by assigning additional patrol officers to monitor
city, rural, and state highways.
Last year 45-percent of all traffic fatalities on North Dakota roads were
The Regional DUI Taskforce made over 62-hundred DUI arrests in
North Dakota in two-thousand-eleven.
The regional DUI Taskforce's increased patrols effort to remove drunken
drivers from northeastern North Dakota roads will start Friday, August 17th and will
end September third.
The Northeast Grand Forks Regional DUI Task Force includes the North
Dakota Highway Patrol, the sheriff's departments of Grand Forks, Nelson, Pembina,
and Walsh Counties, the cities of Cavalier and Grand Forks, and the University of
North Dakota Police Department.