Stories tagged with: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

August 17, 2015 - 5:09pm
1 week 6 days ago

The Muskingum County Safe Community Coalition launched their National Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Monday.

The event took place at the County Fairgrounds. There were multiple guest speakers at the event including members of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Community Ambulance and the Muskingum County Coroner. Vice President of Operations for Genesis Community Ambulance, Tom Edminson told us more about the message they are working to send.

"This is a coalition...

July 6, 2015 - 6:09pm
8 weeks 1 hour ago

The 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign reminded impaired motorists not to get behind the wheel this past holiday weekend.

The 4th of July is a time to celebrate with family and friends, but the festivities can turn tragic due to drunk-driving. State troopers were out in full-force over the weekend in an effort to keep roads safer, and crack-down on impaired drivers.

"It was pretty effective over the weekend, we arrested five people for OVI in the Zanesville area,...

July 3, 2015 - 2:02pm
8 weeks 3 days ago

Driving under the influence is against the law, but this weekend if you consider getting into your car after a night of drinking , it's not the law this woman wants you to think about, it's the lives lost.

A young Ohio woman and Founder of BrainSong Micah Jones was leaving a music event in July 2004 when an impaired driver claimed the life she was looking forward to.

"A brain injury changes who are you as a person," said Jones. "So... I had to relearn everything,...

August 8, 2014 - 5:55pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

Area communities are taking part in a program to raise awareness about drinking and driving.

The kick off for the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign took place in the New Lexington Kroger parking lot at noon Friday. It runs from August 15th to September 1st. Perry County Safe Communities Coordinator, Corlyn Altier says that the event was held to raise awareness.

"We just want everybody in the area to know that law enforcement will be out in full force. There is federal...

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