Impaired driving enforcement detail for Labor Day weekend in Yuma

The City of Yuma Police Department will have an impaired driving detail from September 2-5 on Labor Day weekend

YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) – The City of Yuma Police Department will conduct an impaired driving detail from Friday, September 2 to Monday, September 5 and officers will be on the lookout for drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs during Labor Day weekend.

DUI patrols and regularly scheduled patrol officers will be looking for any signs of impaired driving and will stop and arrest drivers under the influence.

Here are easy and safe steps to follow for this Labor Day weekend:

  • Plan a safe way to get home before any festivities start.
  • Designate a sober driver and leave your keys at home before drinking.
  • If you are under the influence, take a taxi, Uber, or call a sober friend or family member.
  • If you see someone driving under the influence, call 911.
  • If you know someone who is going to drive while impaired, take their keys and help them make arrangements to get back home safely.

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