Statewide, 200 local law enforcement agencies along with the Virginia State Police are expected to conduct about 150 sobriety checkpoints and 520 saturation patrols through Labor Day, according to a statement from the governor's office.
The Labor Day weekend is sometimes seen as the last chance to celebrate the summer, and law enforcement agencies in Northern Virginia and across the state are warning revelers to drive sober.
Joining a majority of those travelers, who will put rubber to the road this weekend, will be thousands of law enforcement officers patrolling Virginia's highways for reckless and impaired drivers. "We want you to have an enjoyable holiday weekend that includes getting to your destination safely".
There were 51 DUI arrests and 283 crashes a year ago during the Labor Day holiday weekend, state police said.
Texas A&M blowing out UCLA through one half at the Rose Bowl
Williams broke off a 72-yard run early in the second quarter before he reeled off a 61-yard touchdown run just before halftime. On Sunday, they chose to get the collapse over with in one game , rather than wait until November for their fall from grace.
"As part of Operation C.A.R.E. and the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign, we are taking a zero tolerance approach to those driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs".
The crackdown runs through Monday, September 4.
Sheriff's deputies and troopers also will have extra patrols and a checkpoint set up over the weekend. "Year-round, our members work to reduce drunk driving crashes and promote traffic safety".
In addition to drunken drivers, troopers will also be watching for distracted drivers, occupants who are not buckled up and drivers who violate the Move Over Law intended for emergency service workers. On average, one person is killed every 51 minutes in an impaired driving crash.
With less than two weeks to go until the regular season, Andrew Luck still has not returned to practice. If Luck were to stay on the reserve/PUP list into the season, he would miss the first six games.
Lukaku still has a long way to go to reach the 150 strikes Van Nistelrooy netted for United, but the Dutchman likes what he sees. Manchester United's early-season form has been recognized with four nominations for August's Premier League awards .
Truex is seeking his second straight Southern 500 and his ninth victory in two years with Denver-based Furniture Row Racing . The retro scheme idea, cooked up by NASCAR a few years ago, has become one of the best ideas amid rough times for the sport.
Truex said the double-file restarts make racing different at every track , not just Darlington. "Tonight wasn't our night". A belated congratulations to Jeremy Clements , who won last weekend's XFINITY Series race at Road America.
The Horned Frogs scored 31 straight points, including Jaden Oberkrom's 22-yard field goal with 19 seconds left to force overtime. Tinker, attending his fourth game at the Rose Bowl , said the facility's history, size and atmosphere are impressive.
Those affected have been offered free entry to several of the city's museums, while shelters have also been opened for residents. The rate of fatalities has slowed since, with 11 technicians said to have been killed in Germany since 2000.
According to Ruto, the court overturned the will of the the people of Kenya, insisting President Uhuru won the elections fairly. Supporters of the decision could be heard in the streets when the Chief Justice, David Maraga , read out the Court's decision.
The court further ordered Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to conduct fresh polls within 60 days. The disputed 2007 election led to politically-motivated ethnic violence in which over 1,100 people were killed.
The civil war between the Syrian government forces and various opposition and terror groups has been raging since 2011. The Syrian Army is expected to attack the city from several directions.
Xbox One Will Soon Support Keyboard and Mouse
Xbox One X is releasing soon and with it a lot of Xbox One's games will get visually enhanced to match the console's features. A lot of people tweet me and say 'you can't do this because of fairness, ' and we understand that.
US Open Tennis 2017 Schedule
Only current number one Karolina Pliskova and fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina could deny her reaching the top for the first time. Sep 1, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Diego Schwartzman of Argentina returns a shot to Marin Cilic of Croatia on day five of the U.S.
Kono urges China, Russia to up pressure on N. Korea
Some experts believe the next North Korean launches will be bolder unless Washington makes serious concessions. North Korea hates such displays of USA military might at close range and will likely respond with fury.
Windows 10 Mixed Reality update due October 17
The Game Mode function for Xbox on Windows will be getting a number of enhancements as will the debut of Windows Mixed Reality . The company acknowledged in July that the feature wouldn't be available in time for this release.
Kenya's Supreme Court quashes presidential election result
There are fears that the disputed election could bring a recurrence of the violence seen after the 2007 election , ABC reported . However, President Kenyatta hit out at the judges, saying "six people have decided they will go against the will of the people".
Greece 1-2 Belgium
In the second half we got more space and we scored a goal, but it could have gone the other side of the post. But one minute after that, Lukaku headed into the far corner after being picked out by Thomas Meunier.
Muguruza sent packing at US Open
I mean, she has a big serve, big server of course. "I think she played very good". "I was happy that I managed to win the match". The Czech claimed the Birmingham title in June but has since struggled to go deep in the tournaments, including her pre-U.S.
New iPhone: the latest information
The iPhone X will be the limited edition device with an asking price of over $1000 with never before seen smartphone features. Latest reports say that what we have called the iPhone 8 is actually the iPhone Edition.