15 February 2022
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Kevin P. Bruen
Superintendent
 
 
  
 
PRESS RELEASE
 

The New York State Police release results of Super Bowl Weekend STOP-DWI campaign

The New York State Police today announced that it issued 9,978 tickets during the 2022 Super Bowl STOP-DWI traffic enforcement initiative.

The campaign began on Friday, February 11, 2022, and continued through Monday, February 14, 2022.

During the campaign, which was funded by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, the New York State Police increased patrols and conducted sobriety checkpoints to deter, identify and arrest impaired drivers.

State Troopers arrested 180 people for DWI and investigated 529 accidents, which resulted in 64 people injured, but no fatalities.

As part of the enforcement, Troopers also targeted speeding and aggressive drivers across the state. Below is a sampling of the total tickets that were issued.

Speeding                      3,143

Distracted Driving      242

Seatbelt violations       307

Move Over Law           55

During last year’s Super Bowl enforcement State Police issued 8,923 tickets and arrested 140 people for DWI.

 

The results of the campaign broken down by Troop:

Troop

Region

DWI Arrests

(# of persons)

Speed

Distracted Driving

Child Restraint/Seat Belt

Move Over

Total

Tickets

(Includes other violations)

A

Western NY

8

164

17

21

2

668

B

North Country

6

127

4

15

4

533

C

Southern Tier

9

303

12

33

3

818

D

Central NY

18

271

18

35

2

1,166

E

Finger Lakes

14

212

20

32

1

842

F

Upper Hudson Valley

43

316

42

38

17

1,057

G

Capital Region

14

373

39

30

2

1,118

K

Lower Hudson Valley

37

513

15

22

9

1,126

L

Long Island

16

197

33

29

1

731

NYC

New York City

4

68

7

12

0

475

T

NYS Thruway

11

599

35

40

14

1,444

 

 

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