ATLANTA (WAOK) – Starting two weeks from today, law enforcement in all 159 Georgia counties will target drunk drivers and aggressive speeders. The goal is to reduce the number of fatal crashes during the summer driving season. The program is called “100 Days of Summer HEAT.” The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety says this is not about ticket quotas, but about saving lives.
MIAMI - DECEMBER 15: Officer Kevin Millan from the City of Miami Beach police department arrests a woman after she failed a field sobriety test at a DUI checkpoint December 15, 2006 in Miami, Florida. According to police, the woman failed a breathalyzer test by blowing into the device and receiving two readings one at .190 the other .183, which is twice the legal limit in Florida. The city of Miami, with the help of other police departments, will be conducting saturation patrols and setting up checkpoints during the holiday period looking to apprehend drivers for impaired driving and other traffic violations. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)