Happy Labor Day! My father started out in the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen which became the United Transportation Union. My Mom was a proud member of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Without the good wages and benefits provided by their shared sacrifice, I could never have gone to college. Charles M. Rowland II salutes America’s hard-working men and women and joins in our shared hopes that all who seek work can find a [Read the full post. . .]
If you live in Miami Township, be prepared for a Miami Township OVI checkpoint. The Montgomery County OVI Task Force announced today that a Miami Township OVI checkpoint will be held in the area of Ohio 741 (Springboro Pike) between Alex Bell and Ohio 725 (Miamisburg-Centerville Rd.) beginning at 7 p.m. In addition to the Miami Township OVI checkpoint, the Clark County OVI Task Force has announced that they will be conducting over 1000 hours of [Read the full post. . .]
“Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” is being launched with multiple OVI checkpoints this weekend. There will be multiple checkpoints tonight (August 17th) and tomorrow (August 18th) throughout the Miami Valley. Please check back at this post as we will update all of our information as it becomes available.
Montgomery County: Montgomery County will hold one of two planned checkpoints on Friday. The checkpoint will take place on Wayne Avenue and will operate from 9 p.m. until approximately 1:00 [Read the full post. . .]
59% fatal crash reduction during 2010 Labor Day Weekend
The Ohio State Highway Patrol released provisional Labor Day fatal crash statistics what show seven people were killed in seven fatal crashes during the holiday reporting period of Friday, September 4 at 6 p.m. through Monday, September 6 at 11:59 p.m. Of these seven fatal crashes on only one is believed to be alcohol-related. During the same reporting period last year, 17 lives were lost on Ohio roadways – of which [Read the full post. . .]
The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced their plans for the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend. The Patrol will focus on removing impaired drivers from our roadways and urging motorists to think twice before getting behind the wheel while impaired. Troopers will be out in full force in an effort to reduce fatalities over the long weekend.
To see more from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, visit the web site HERE.