Fatal road accidents tend to hit their annual peak between midnight and 5 a.m. on New Year’s Day. What a potentially horrific way to bring in a new year. The most troubling thing is that we could avoid many of these accidents if motorists – and those around them – recognized the red flags and took preventive action. Continue reading Drunk driving myths, precautions, and red flags
By Chuck Fleeger, Assistant Police Chief
Super Bowl Sunday is one of the best days of the year for sports fans, but it’s also one of the most dangerous days of the year on our roads. According to Mothers Against Drunk Driving, about 31 percent of traffic fatalities on a typical day involve a drunk driver. On Super Bowl Sunday, that awful number spikes to 43 percent.
We want to see that tragic figure reduced.
Super Bowl Sunday is one of the best days of the year for sports fans, but it’s also one of the most dangerous days of the year on our roads. The College Station Police Department will deploy extra officers to patrol in the peak hours before, during and after Sunday’s game to proactively identify and apprehend drivers who are a danger. Continue reading CSPD: Don’t let drunk driving spoil Super Bowl Sunday