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Mahoning County organizations vow to take drunk drivers off the streets

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CANFIELD, OHio - The Mahoning County OVI Task Force, Mahoning Safe Communities and the State Highway Patrol announced their campaign to take drunk drivers off the road Monday morning.

Grant money is providing a larger law enforcement presence during a time when officials say drunk drivers are getting behind the wheel.

"This year it started August 16 and it runs through September 2. So it covers that Labor Day holiday time frame; which is considered one of the high alcohol consumption holidays," says Susan Viars of Mahoning Safe Communities.

If you see a motororist that appears to be impaired or stranded you can dial #677 from your cell phone. The call will be sent to the nearest dispatching center to take your report.

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