“DUI patrols increase ahead of Labor Day”
“Nearly 150 additional DUI patrols are being deployed across Washington through Labor Day weekend, according to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
“The commission offers extra funding to get law enforcement out on overtime for this time period, said Mark Medalen, impaired driving program manager with WTSC. In Thurston County, the participating agencies are the Olympia, Tenino, and Yelm police departments, Thurston County Sheriff’s Office, and Washington State Patrol.
“The patrols are part of WTSC’s Target Zero Plan — a plan to reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries across the state to zero by 2030,” by Sara Gentzler, The Olympian.