Independence Day Traffic Enforcement
New York State Police will be out in force on roadways over the next few days for the Independence Day holiday.
State Police plan more patrols to crack down on drunk and drugged driving as well as other traffic infractions.
During one of he busiest summer travel holidays, troopers will have sobriety checkpoints. They'll also target reckless and aggressive driving across the state through Thursday.
Officials say they will use unmarked "Concealed Identity Traffic Enforcement" vehicles to find drivers who are using cell phones and other electronic devices.
Over the Independence Day holiday in 2017, troopers wrote more than 10-thousand vehicle and traffic tickets. They also made 240 D-W-I arrests and investigated 152 crashes. Three of those involved fatalities.