Furnas County Sheriff s Office joins national crackdown to reduce impaired driving fatalities

“You Drink and Drive, You Loseruns 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 Losecampaign, 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.

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