February 2, 2012
NEW — 10:25 a.m. Feb. 2, 2012
Extra law enforcement will patrol Newcastle roads looking for impaired drivers on Feb. 4 as residents partake in festivities for Super Bowl Sunday.
The evening of the Super Bowl game has historically been a dangerous time on Washington roads due to the high number of people driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to a release from Public Health – Seattle & King County. The extra patrols will be taking place throughout King, Pierce and Snohomish counties.
“Make the right call and choose a safe ride home this weekend,” said Dr. David Fleming, Director and Health Officer for Public Health – Seattle & King County in the statement. “Before your party begins, designate a sober driver, ride the bus or take a cab.”