NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police will be out and about to start the new year. They’re trying to tackle the issue of non-sober drivers.

All throughout January, officers will be deploying sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols in every county in the state.


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It’s a part of the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s “End DWI” campaign. Preliminary data on the state’s website showed that alcohol-involved traffic fatalities have been decreasing.