Cam­paign to crack down on im­paired mo­torists

The Morning Call - - NATION & WORLD -

WASHINGTON — About 30,000 po­lice of­fi­cers will be out on the roads around the coun­try through the La­bor Day week­end to crack down on im­paired driv­ing, an an­nual ef­fort that this year poses po­ten­tial risks to im­mi­grants who fear get­ting stopped and de­ported given the strict im­mi­gra­tion poli­cies pur­sued by the Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion.

The Na­tional High­way Traf­fic Safety Ad­min­is­tra­tion an­nounced Wed­nes­day it will run the high-vis­i­bil­ity en­force­ment cam­paign dur­ing what is one of the dead­li­est times on U.S. roads.

The cam­paign — If You Feel Dif­fer­ent, You Drive Dif­fer­ent — Drive High, Get a DUI” — be­gins Fri­day and has a $13 million me­dia bud­get to run pub­lic ser­vice an­nounce­ments on tele­vi­sion, ra­dio, on­line and on so­cial me­dia and in cinemas.

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