Drunking Driving

Statewide News
3:35 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Upgrades Made To Ohio’s Habitual Drunk Driver Offender Registry

There’s an online registry in Ohio that identifies habitual drunk drivers but recently, there have been cases where there have been gaps in that database. Staff Lieutenant Anne Ralston of the Ohio State Highway Patrol says the agency has upgraded the registry so that it compiles up to date information automatically from already existing electronic records.

“Prior to the revamp of the system, we only had 348 people who were habitual offenders who were being captured on the registry. Now after the revamp, we have over 5300 habitual offenders on the registry.”

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Statewide News
6:00 am
Mon November 19, 2012

Holiday Red-Ribbon Campaign Plugs Ohio Road Safety

Law enforcers around Ohio plan more than 9,700 hours of enforcement during the holidays, including 23 sobriety checkpoints statewide.

State crash statistics show 410 people were killed in 379 alcohol-related crashes last year, with 27 of those deaths coming between Thanksgiving and New Year's.

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Statewide News
5:22 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Ohio troopers train truckers to see signs of crime

The State Highway Patrol is kicking off a new program to train truck drivers to watch for signs of potential crimes and safety threats while they're traveling Ohio roadways.

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