Police crack down on drunken driving for NYE

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Police will be out in force overnight, making sure New Year's revelers get home safely.



State troopers will be on the prowl for drunken drivers. Motorists should expect checkpoints out on the road.



Clarkstown police will have three officers specifically assigned to DWI patrol.



According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, half of the fatal crashes on New Year's Day involve a drunken driver.



Partygoers are encouraged to find a designated driver or take a cab.


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