Release Date/Time: 2/10/2022 9:15 AM
Incident: Enjoy the Super Bowl Responsibly: Choose a Sober Way to Go
Date: Sunday, 2/13/2022
Location: City of Salinas
The Salinas Police Department is reminding football fans to stick to the “go safely” game plan and designate a sober driver if you plan on drinking at a Super Bowl LVI watch party.
During Super Bowl LVI weekend (Feb. 12 & 13), the Salinas Police Department will have additional officers on patrol looking for drivers suspected of being under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
“If you plan to have a drink or two, choose a sober way to get to and from wherever you are watching the game,” Public Information Officer, Miguel Cabrera said. “Have a ride-hailing service or a family member who hasn’t been drinking take you home.”
Salinas Police Department reminds the public that alcohol is not the only substance that impairs. Marijuana, prescription drugs, and over-the-counter medications can all affect your ability to drive safely. Do your research and understand the potential side effects of certain drugs.
“When it comes to getting to and from places safely, we’re all on the same team. Public Information Officer, Miguel Cabrera said “The choice is simple: Don’t drive impaired.”
Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Release Authorized by: Miguel Cabrera