Results of Impaired Driving Enforcement (Operation Drive Hammered. Get Slammered.)
(June 1, 2023) - The Cape Coral Police Department conducted impaired driving enforcement (Operation You Booze, You Cruise, You Lose) on June 1, 2023, targeting impaired driving. This operation was conducted citywide and resulted in ninety-four citations. Two drivers were stopped without a seatbelt.
We remind and thank the motoring public for always wearing their seatbelts.
The detailed results are as follows:
OPERATION TIME: 06:00 p.m. - 01:00 a.m.
TOTAL TRAFFIC STOPS: 64
SPEED CITATIONS: 23
SEATBELT CITATIONS: 23
MOVING CITATIONS: 45
NON-MOVING CITATIONS: 08
OPEN CONTAINER (DRIVER): 01
OPEN CONTAINER (PASSENGER): 00
.02 VIOLATION: 00
CRIMINAL CITATIONS: 04
CITATIONS (TOTAL): 57
DUI ARRESTS: 01
ARRESTS (OTHER): 02 (traffic)
CHARGES: DUI-Influence of Alcohol or Drugs.
The operation was paid for with FDOT sub-grant funding. Cape Coral currently ranks 7th out of 37 agencies in Impaired Driving for traffic fatalities and serious injuries on the Highway Safety Matrix – Ranking of Florida. To improve traffic safety in the City, the Department has partnered with FDOT’s Traffic Safety Office to bring additional enforcement and education through the implementation of saturation patrols.