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NYS troopers issue more than 38,300 tickets during national “Click It or Ticket” campaign


New York State Police issued 38,363 tickets statewide during the National “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign. The special enforcement period began on Monday, May 22, 2023, and ran through Sunday, June 4, 2023.

During the campaign, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, State Police utilized sobriety checkpoints, additional DWI patrols, and ticketed distracted drivers who used handheld electronic devices.
Troopers arrested 399 people for DWI and investigated 2,436 crashes, including 410 personal injury crashes and two fatal crashes.
As part of the enforcement, Troopers targeted speeding and aggressive drivers across the state. Below is a sampling of the total tickets that were issued.
  • Speeding – 10,654
  • Distracted Driving – 1,334
  • Seatbelt violations – 8,473
  • Move Over Law – 337

During last year’s “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaign, which ran from Monday, May 23, 2022, through Sunday, June 5, 2022, the State Police issued 40,038 tickets and arrested 441 people for DWI.