The Kingman Police Department, in conjunction with the Western AZ DUI Task Force, will be out providing extra patrol this St. Patrick’s Day weekend looking for impaired drivers. If you chose to drink, please don’t drive. The “luck of the Irish” will be with you if you designate a sober driver!! Arizona has severe penalties for impaired drivers which is recognized as a violent crime. Anyone arrested for DUI drugs or DUI alcohol will go to jail and their vehicle will be impounded. The average cost of a DUI offense is close to $10,000 (fines, court fees, vehicle impound, insurance rates, etc…)
The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety provided the Kingman Police Department with grant funding for overtime to have additional officers assigned for enforcement and detection during times where the likelihood of impaired drivers is increased, usually around holidays.
The Kingman Police Department wants to remind those that choose to drink to use a designated driver, taxi or rideshare. If you suspect an impaired driver please contact law enforcement.
Drive Hammered, Get Nailed!