EC Sheriff’s Office Working the Holiday Season to Keep Impaired Drivers Off the Road

June 28, 2013

At the state level Georgia DNR Officers and Georgia State Patrol Officers will be out and about making sure to crack down on impaired drivers.

There is no exception to that mission on the local level across Elbert County, as deputies with the sheriff’s office will be out doing the same.

“Well it’s the holiday season, so we will also be out in full force working traffic and looking for impaired drivers”, says Sheriff Andrews. “We are going to do our best to make it safe for everyone during the holiday season.”

Elbert County Sheriff Melvin Andrews says the best advice to avoid a D.U.I. charge is to simply not drink and drive.

“Don’t drink and drive, and if you do plan on drinking, make sure you have a designated driver”, said Andrews. “That way everyone can go home safely.

Anyone who is travelling in Elbert County and notices a vehicle exhibiting the characteristics of an impaired driver should contact 9-1-1 immediately.

Sheriff Andrews said that they will then do all they can to make contact with that driver to make sure they are off the road and can do no harm to anyone.