Jefferson City Police reported Wednesday that nearly 500 citations were issued during its participation in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.
The enforcement took place between December 18 and January 3. During that time, 481 tickets were issued.
Here’s breakdown of the citations that were issued by JCPD:
10 for Driving While Intoxicated
2 for Driving While Drugged
11 for following too close
2 stop sign violations
10 signal light violations
20 fail to yield the right of way violations
7 careless and imprudent violations
93 for speeding
42 for adult seat belt violations
5 for child restraints
2 Minor in Possession violations
34 Driving While Suspended / Driving While Revoked
19 Driving a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license
107 No Insurance
117 for other hazardous moving violations, defective vehicle equipment and improper registration
JCPD said DWI is one of the leading causes of deadly crashes in Missouri. 197 people were killed in DWI crashes in 2014.