OSP: ‘Fans don’t let fans drive drunk’ on Super Bowl Sunday


The Ohio State Highway Patrol is urging fans to be safe on Super Bowl Sunday by refraining from driving while impaired, according to a release.

If you plan to drink, don’t drive and plan ahead to designate a sober driver.

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Troopers will be cracking down on impaired drivers on Feb. 3, and want to remind the public that “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk”.

If you host a party, make sure guests have a safe and sober way home and don’t serve alcohol to anyone under age 21.

During last year’s Super Bowl, there were 43 OVI arrests, three fatalities and 276 injuries from traffic crashes, the release stated. One of the traffic fatalities and 34 of the injuries were OVI-related.

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“The Patrol is committed to removing impaired drivers from our roadways,” said Colonel Paul A. Pride, Patrol Superintendent. “Make the smart decisions to designate a sober driver and influence your friends and family to make the same choice.”

If anyone sees an impaired driver or drug activity, call #677.

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