LPD Announces Impaired Driving Traffic Enforcement Project Results

Published on September 07, 2023

The Lincoln Police Department (LPD) today announced the results of a specialized traffic enforcement project that focused on impaired drivers. The effort was part of the nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign and was conducted throughout Lincoln from August 18 through September 4.

LPD assigned additional officers to conduct high visibility traffic enforcement to help deter impaired driving that coincided with the Labor Day holiday weekend. Officers engaged in a zero-tolerance approach to drivers under the influence of alcoholic beverages and/or drugs, while also watching for other traffic and safety violations. The project was funded through a grant from the Nebraska Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office.

The results are as follows:

Total Citations, Warnings & Arrests    217
Speeding Citations 10
Speeding Warnings 5
Traffic Signal Citations  5
Traffic Signal Warnings 3
Stop Sign Citation
Stop Sign Warnings
Seat Belt Warning 1
No Insurance Citations 8
No Insurance Warnings  3
No Valid Registration Citations    16
No Valid Registration Warnings       17 
Other Traffic Violation Citations  22
Other Traffic Violation Warnings 86
Driving Under Suspension  8
Criminal Violations 13
Warrant Arrest 1
Total Traffic Stops 180
Total DUI Investigations  40
 DUI Citations 17


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