PUGET SOUND AREA: Emphasis patrol to target drivers during holiday weekend
THE NEWS TRIBUNE
Published: May 24th, 2007 01:00 AM
Washington State Patrol troopers will conduct a statewide emphasis patrol this weekend, looking for speeding, impaired driving and motorists who arenít wearing seat belts.
The patrol, which is part of a national effort, will take place Friday through Monday in Pierce, Thurston and King counties, the State Patrol said.
Over the 2006 Memorial Day holiday, troopers arrested 362 impaired drivers, wrote more than 6,300 speeding tickets and issued 1,200 citations to people not wearing seat belts.
Paul Sand, The News Tribune