TULSA COUNTY, OK -- Eleven Tulsa County law enforcement agencies utilized about 60 officers to make an impact on driving under the influence of alcohol Saturday night. The "Drunk Driving: Over The Limit, Under Arrest" campaign netted 29 DUI arrests, according to Officer Craig Murray, Traffic Safety Coordinator with the Tulsa Police Department.
"Unfortunately, we had good results," Murray said Sunday. "We definitely needed to do what we did."
In addition to the 29 arrests for driving under the influence, the officers:
The Tulsa County officers were taking part in a nation-wide effort by law enforcement and highway safety agencies to make an impact on the incidences of drunk driving as the country nears Labor Day weekend.
"We officially went from about 8 p.m. to 3 or 3:30 a.m.," Murray said. "It shows that we're all in this together."
The crackdown on impaired driving continues through September 7.
Drunk Driving: Over The Limit, Under Arrest offers the following tips for a safe Labor Day weekend: