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JULY 4th HOLIDAY: “DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER”

Celebrating the Fourth of July typically means travel plans for Arkansans and others who will be crisscrossing the state on every highway and many local streets. The holiday is also one of the deadliest because of drunk drivers who make the choice to get behind the wheel and drive. Beginning today (Friday, June 28th) law enforcement officers will devote additional time and resources patrolling to find and arrest drunk drivers. Their special assignments will continue through Sunday, July 7th. The added patrol work is one part of a statewideDrive Sober or Get Pulled Over operation designed to spread the lifesaving message that drunk driving is unacceptable, deadly, and illegal behavior. Read More »

ARKANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS PREPARED TO SEND A CLEAR MESSAGE TO MOTORISTS: “CLICK IT OR TICKET”

As Arkansas families begin to make plans for summertime road trips and vacations, law enforcement officers are urging motorists to obey the law and buckle their seat belts. Beginning next week additional patrol assignments have been scheduled for law enforcement officers across Arkansas who are devoting time to strictly enforce Arkansas’ primary seat belt law. Read More »

Highway to Help: Secure Your Load Makes Roads Safer With The Steadfast Support of Its Partners in Safety

The annual Secure Your Load Day on June 6th has been paved with success, thanks to the hard work of the states who support it. Secure Your Load was founded by Robin Abel, whose tireless effort to raise awareness of the dangers of unsecured loads and road debris has galvanized 48 states and even Canada to recognize the day and begin educating the public on the importance of load securement, with some even beginning to employ policy to actually make our highways safer. Each state observed the day in its own unique way and used multiple agencies to get the message out. Read More »

ARKANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS PREPARED TO SEND A CLEAR MESSAGE TO MOTORISTS: “CLICK IT OR TICKET”

As Arkansas families begin to make plans for summertime road trips and vacations, law enforcement officers are urging motorists to obey the law and buckle their seat belts. Beginning next week additional patrol assignments have been scheduled for law enforcement officers across Arkansas who are devoting time to strictly enforce Arkansas’ primary seat belt law. Read More »