“You Drink and Drive, You Lose” runs August 17 – September 3, 2018
If you choose to drink and drive in Furnas County- beware. The Furnas County Sheriffs Office is joining with law enforcement throughout the nation for the “You Drink & Drive You Lose” campaign, August 17 – September 3, 2018.
The Furnas County Sheriffs Office is able to participate in this special enforcement event though a grant that has been approved by the Nebraska Office of Highway safety. The Sheriffs Office will receive a reimbursement up to $2,500 for Deputy’s wages that will occur during this special enforcement.
The strong nationwide impaired driving crackdown will include high-visibility enforcement, high-profile events, and will be supported by national paid advertising, creating a comprehensive campaign to curb impaired driving.
The Furnas County Sheriffs Office aggressively watches for impaired drivers year round. The Sheriffs Office hopes to keep the roadways of Furnas County safe through the heavily-traveled three-day weekend of Labor Day and the weeks leading to it.
The Furnas County Sheriff s Office urges anyone who is planning on drinking to designate a sober driver to help keep them and all members of the public safe. The general public is also urged to report any suspected impaired drivers to dispatch at 308- 268-2245.