Police nail drivers who get hammered
January 13, 2011 · 9:00 AM
A total of 876 motorists in King County were stopped and arrested for driving under the influence as part of the ìDrive Hammered, Get Nailedî campaign from Nov. 25 through Jan. 2.
Statewide, law enforcement officers arrested 3,577 drivers for DUI.
Law enforcement departments from Bellevue, Issaquah, Sammamish and other jurisdictions participated. The extra patrols were funded by a grant from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
During 2009, impaired drivers killed more than half of the 491 people who died on Washingtonís roadways