Pennsylvania State Police troopers arrested 330 people for driving under the influence during the four-day Christmas holiday from Dec. 22 through Dec. 25, 2018. The total represents an increase from the 243 DUI arrests made during the 2017 Christmas holiday driving period, which spanned three days.

State police investigated 622 crashes over the long holiday weekend, including 54 collisions involving alcohol. Six people were killed in five fatal crashes investigated by PSP.

In addition to DUI enforcement, troopers issued 2,460 speeding citations, 289 seat belt citations and 58 child safety seat citations.

Crash and enforcement data by troop is available at www.psp.pa.gov. These statistics cover only incidents investigated by state police and do not include statistics on incidents to which other law enforcement agencies in Pennsylvania responded.

For more information about the state police, visit www.psp.pa.gov.

Crash Data

Field 1 Field 2 Field 3 Field 4 Field 5 Field 6 Field 7 Field 8 Field 9
Year Enforcement Period Crashes Fatal Crashes People Killed People Injured Alcohol-Related Crashes Alcohol-Related Fatal Crashes
2017 3d 529 4 5 102 60 1
2018 4d 622 5 6 128 54 0

Enforcement Data

Field 1 Field 2 Field 3 Field 4 Field 5 Field 6 Field 7 Field 8 Field 9
Year Enforcement Period DUI Arrests Speeding Citations Child Seat Citations Seat Belt Citations Other Citations
2017 3d 243 1,261 26 145 3,237
2018 4d 330 2,460 58 289 5,543