Pedestrian Education, Developing Safety and DUI Wolfpack Detail

Posted 4/11/19

The Florida Highway Patrol will hold a DUI Wolfpack Operation beginning at 8:00 p.m.

on Friday, April 12, 2019 until 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019.  The Wolfpack Operation will take …

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Pedestrian Education, Developing Safety and DUI Wolfpack Detail

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The Florida Highway Patrol will hold a DUI Wolfpack Operation beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2019 until 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2019.  The Wolfpack Operation will take place in Lee and Collier County.  The Wolfpack Operation will focus on Interstate 75 and major state and county roadways. The Florida Highway Patrol organizes such details to proactively remove impaired drivers from the roadways and ultimately enhance the safety of the motoring public. Troopers conducting the detail will be mobile while monitoring traffic to maximize their visibility and effectiveness in removing impaired drivers from the roadways.

Driving impaired from alcohol or drugs put everyone on the roadways in danger.  Florida law considers a driver with .08 or higher Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) to be impaired.  Drivers under the age of 21 with a BAC of .02 or higher are also in violation of Florida law.

The Florida Highway Patrol would like to remind everyone that *FHP (*347) dialed from any cell phone contacts FHP should you need to report an aggressive driver or require roadside assistance.

Also on April 12, the Florida Highway Patrol, will conduct Operation P.E.D.S. (Pedestrian Education and Developing Safety details) on State Road 29 in the area of Immokalee Road from 9:00 am til 11:00 am.  The purpose of this detail is to decrease the amount of injuries and deaths through a series of education and enforcement details in areas prone to pedestrian and bicyclist involved crashes. 

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