UPDATE: Troopers arrest 17 during Super Bowl Sunday

UPDATE FEB. 5: From 6 a.m. Sunday through 6 a.m. Monday, Nevada Highway Patrol had a total of 17 driving under the influence arrests. Three resulted in property damage crashes but no injuries and four were injury crashes. There were no critical injuries reported. 


LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Law enforcement agencies throughout Nevada are cracking down on impaired driving from Feb. 1-15.

The Nevada Highway Patrol says that Las Vegas drivers can expect to see double or even triple the usual law enforcement presence on the roads.

"Residents can expect to see a heavy saturation of Troopers during Super Bowl weekend," NHP Trooper Jason Buratczuk wrote in a statement to the press. "This is fair warning, make the right decision, drive sober or be prepared to face the consequences." 

Law enforcement officials urge residents to designate a sober driver before drinking and to use a taxi, call a sober friend or family member, or use public transportation if impaired.

If you see a drunk driver on the road, call 911.

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