As we’ve highlighted on the blog in the past, Thanksgiving and the days that surround the holiday are some of the most dangerous days on Minnesota roads. There’s “Blackout Wednesday,” extra road traffic on Thanksgiving, and then there’s the potential for poor decisions regarding alcohol as many people have long weekends because of the holiday. […]
According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, there were 143 arrests for Driving While Intoxicated between midnight and 6 a.m. on Thanksgiving.
Despite our many warnings that police would be out in full force looking for drunk drivers, hundreds of Minnesotans were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol over the extended Thanksgiving weekend. Here’s what we know about the DUI arrests: Minnesota police made 137 arrests for driving under the influence on the Wednesday before […]
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and soon millions of Americans will be jumping in planes, trains and automobiles to get back home and spend time with loved ones around the dinner table. Thanksgiving is usually a fun time spent with family, but the extended weekend means there’s plenty of time for crime to occur. […]
Thanksgiving has come and gone, but police will still be out in full force looking for drunk and distracted drivers through the extended weekend. We’ve already explained on the blog that the night before Thanksgiving is one of the most dangerous nights on the road because of the uptick in drunk drivers, but the whole […]