A statewide STOP-DWI crackdown effort will be in full effect this weekend with planned sobriety checkpoints throughout the Hudson Valley. The goal is to deter intoxicated or impaired driving, not just this upcoming holiday weekend, but every day.

According to the STOP-DWI Foundation, historically holiday festivities usually gives rise to increased incidents of impaired driving and drinking related crashes, resulting in injuries and deaths on New York roadways. We aren't telling you anything you didn't already know.



You can still have fun at a party or picnic, just think ahead. Call a cab, make arrangements with a friend, in other words, have a plan.



Here's to a safe Labor Day Weekend not only here in the Hudson Valley, but throughout the country as well.

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