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It's December: Time for a DWI crackdown

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WORTHINGTON -- The stretch between Thanksgiving and New Year's is typically deadly on Minnesota roads, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS), and alcohol is definitely a contributing factor.

From 2006 to 2008, alcohol- related crashes in the month of December accounted for 44 traffic deaths and 76 serious injuries. During the same period, 9,903 motorists were arrested for driving while impaired (DWI).

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