Ohio State Patrol Focusing On Impaired Driving Enforcement< < Back to
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says an increased focus on impaired driving enforcement is paying off.
The Patrol says in 2012 troopers made more than 24 thousand OVI arrests statewide – up three percent from 2011.
There were just over 12 thousand OVI related crashes in the state – killing 431 and injuring almost 73 hundred people.
OVI related crashes dropped 14 percent in 20-12. Impaired drivers were responsible for 40 percent of fatal crashes last year.