SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging sober driving in an effort to keep impaired drivers off the road.

In anticipation of increased car travel approaching the holidays, Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano stressed the importance of safe and sober driving. “I want to remind drivers that law enforcement will be out in full force to thwart impaired-driving crashes,” he said.

Somerset County Sheriff’s Officers will be cracking down on impaired drivers as part of the statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. Local and state law enforcement officers will perform sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols, looking for motorists who may be driving while impaired, the sheriff said.

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“Impaired driving is completely preventable,” said “All it takes is a little planning. We want the public to remember that it’s a choice. Drink responsibly or drive sober—these are good choices. We want to keep people from making a poor choice that harms others and themselves.”

For more information visit https://one.nhtsa.gov/drivesober/ or call Capt. Steve SanAntonio at (908) 231-7168.