NYSP issues nearly 600 speeding tickets during Super Bowl patrols
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — New York State Police issued 599 speeding tickets over Super Bowl weekend as part of its Stop DWI campaign that ran from Friday through Monday.
Of those tickets, 212 were issued in the Finger Lakes Region. There were also 14 local DWI arrests.
The impaired and reckless driving effort started on Friday included sobriety checkpoints and DWI patrols using marked and unmarked vehicles.
Eleven people were arrested for DWI on the Thruway.
DWI arrests overall have been down significantly according to a News10NBC Investigates report.
An impaired driving conviction carries a maximum fine of $10,000, up to seven years in prison and license revocation.