MONTESANO, Wash. - DUI continues to be the number one factor in traffic fatalities and serious injury statewide as well as here in Grays Harbor.
In an effort to save lives, nine local law enforcement agencies will participate in a statewide effort to crackdown on impaired drivers. Over the next 2 weeks overtime patrols will be conducted border to border throughout Washington State.
Locally, the patrols are being coordinated by Grays Harbor County Target Zero Task Force and will be conducted throughout Grays Harbor and Pacific Counties. Agencies include: Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Department, Pacific County Sheriff’s Department, Montesano, Aberdeen, Hoquiam, Ocean Shores, Cosmopolis, Elma, McCleary, Raymond, South Bend Police Department (s), as well as the Washington State Patrol.
Target Zero, which is a statewide effort to prevent all traffic deaths in Washington by the year 2030.