WILTON — The Wilton Police Department will increase patrols through Sept. 1 as part of the 2014 DriveSober campaign sponsored by the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The department will utilize $10,000 received to increase patrols on main and secondary roads and will conduct safety checkpoints and operating under the influence roadblocks.

Research indicates that high-visibility enforcement can reduce impaired driving fatalities by as much as 20 percent.

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