BOZEMAN- Expect Increased Patrols During MSU Football Games
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 10, 2013
Contact: Charity Watt, Information Officer, Montana Department of
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Contact: Contact: Captain David McManis, Bozeman Police 406-582-2022.
Increased patrols for the MSU football games
Bozeman – Increased law enforcement patrols by the Bozeman Police
Department are scheduled during Montana State University’s games this
“Cheer on the Cats during the games,” said Captain David McManis with
the Bozeman Police Department. “But be smart while enjoying the
games. If you plan to drink, plan ahead for a sober driver.”
The extra patrols will focus on apprehension of impaired drivers.
However, they will also be checking to make sure people are using
“These patrols help keep area residents and visitors out of harms way
by getting impaired drivers off the road. Don’t risk your life or
others by drinking and driving,” said Capt. McManis.
Capt. McManis reminds everyone that death and injury are not the only
negative consequences of impaired driving. A DUI injury crash or DUI
conviction jeopardize careers and prohibit the driver from obtaining
numerous professional certifications – a life-long impact. Other
consequences include loss of driver license, jail time, lawyer fees,
insurance hikes, loss of employment, court costs and vehicle
impoundment, just to name a few.
The Montana Department of Transportation Selective Traffic
Enforcement Program funds the extra patrols. More than thirty law
enforcement agencies around the state participate in extra
enforcement to address traffic safety. To find out more about the
cost and consequences of a DUI, please access the Montana Department
of Transportation’s website www.plan2live.mt.gov.