Statewide Traffic Enforcement Campaign About to Get Started

The Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau is partnering with law enforcement across Iowa on a traffic enforcement campaign over the holiday season.

Iowa Department of Public Safety Impaired Driving Program Administrator Todd Olmstead says extra law enforcement will be on the roads starting this Friday, December 15th through January 1st, and officers will be spreading the message about the dangers of drunk driving…

Olmstead says preliminary data from 2022 shows 35 percent of fatal crashes in Iowa during that year involved an impaired driver…

An OWI conviction in Iowa can cost an individual up to ten-thousand dollars.

Anyone who sees an impaired driver on the road is urged to contact law enforcement.


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