PINELLAS COUNTY, FL.- Pinellas County deputies will conduct a county-wide DUI Saturation Patrol and a speed enforcement saturation patrol on Thursday, May 5, 2022.
Deputies will maintain a proactive profile throughout the day on the highly-traveled roadways of Pinellas County. The speed enforcement saturation will begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 5:00 p.m. on May 5, 2022. The DUI saturation will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end at 4:00 a.m. on May 6, 2022.
Saturation patrols are a part of the Pinellas County Sheriff’s on-going commitment to reduce deaths, injuries, and property damage associated with traffic crashes related to impaired and aggressive driving.
The goal of DUI saturation patrols are to educate people and create public awareness about the dangers of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and any chemical or controlled substances.
The goal of the speed enforcement patrols are to decrease speed and aggressive driving, crashes, and fatalities in the county.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office remains committed to maintaining safe roadways for its residents and visitors through these initiatives that combat high-risk driving behaviors and will continue DUI and speed enforcement throughout the year.
(Credit: The Free Press)