Labor Day DWI Enforcement in MN Catches 1,140 Impaired Drivers

During the Labor Day DWI campaign from August 18th through September 4th, Officers, Deputies and Troopers arrested 1,140 drivers for driving impaired from either drugs or alcohol.

Drugged driving accounted for 8,069 of the total incidents from 2013-2017, however from 2018-2022 those incidents nearly doubled with 15,810.

Law Enforcement across the state arrested 19,035 drivers for DWI so far in 2023, compared with 18,223 at this time last year.

267 Law Enforcement agencies across Minnesota participated in the DWI campaign, which included extra patrols, awareness and education.