Tag Archives: Ohio State Highway Patrol

State Patrol Seat Belt Law Campaign: What Is The Seatbelt Law?

Troopers Will Ticket You For Seat Belt Law Violations Starting Monday! On Monday (May 18, 2015) the Ohio State Highway Patrol will begin a seat belt law enforcement blitz targeting drivers and passengers who are not buckled up. The seat belt crackdown is part of the national Click It or Ticket campaign. What makes this an…
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Ohio OVI Enforcement Statistics Year-To-Date

The Ohio State Highway Patrol has released year-to-date statistics on its Ohio OVI Enforcement.  2014 saw 2,100 arrests for OVI.  There was an increase in 2015 to 2,367 arrests.  Greene County saw arrests jump from 25 in 2014 to 47 this year. Montgomery County jumped from 58 arrests in 2014 to 72 this year. In…
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Rowland To Train As Drug Recognition Expert

Later this month, Charles M. Rowland II will receive certification in the latest techniques of the Drug Recognition Expert protocol now being used across the nation.  Rowland will be among the first attorneys in Ohio to receive this certification which will make him uniquely suited to defend drives accused of driving while impaired by illegal…
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Ohio OVI and Marijuana Blitz Along I-75

If you are driving along Interstate 75 this weekend, be aware of an Ohio OVI and marijuana enforcement blitz that may cause you to get stopped. OVI: The Ohio State Highway Patrol will team up with law enforcement officials from Florida to Michigan along the Interstate 75 corridor for the third I-75 Challenge. The initiative begins…
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Traffic Ticket Blitz Underway in Ohio Through July 26

There is a traffic ticket blitz underway in Ohio and five other states. The Ohio State Highway Patrol will join forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus efforts on distracted driving enforcement statewide. The high-visibility enforcement effort begins Sunday, July 20 at 12:01 a.m. and continues through Saturday, July 26 at…
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Greene County/Beavercreek OVI Checkpoint Near WSU

There is going to be a Beavercreek OVI checkpoint near the Nutter Center. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says it will be conducted on Colonel Glenn Highway east of North Fairfield Road from 11:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. If you want to receive updated information on Beavercreek OVI checkpoint locations, enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols…
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Driving Under The Influence of Drugs In Ohio

Driving under the influence of drugs is the next generation of OVI (operating a vehicle impaired) enforcement in Ohio. It has become a priority of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  Here are some studies suggesting why they are focusing on this issue. According to the 2012 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), an…
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New Carlisle OVI Checkpoint Tonight (June 13, 2014)

There will be a New Carlisle OVI checkpoint beginning at 8 p.m. at 235 S. Dayton-Lakeview Rd. If you want to receive updated information on New Carlisle DUI checkpoint locations, enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols and other important developments that affect you, sign up for text alerts on the main page of this blog. OVI…
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Warren County OVI Checkpoint (June 6, 2014)

There will be a Warren County OVI checkpoint tonight in Lebanon. The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced an OVI checkpoint planned for Friday evening in Warren County. It will be held from 8 p.m. to 10 a.m. on U.S. 42 near Drake Road in Lebanon, in conjunction with the Warren County Sheriff's Office, the Lebanon…
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Hillsboro OVI Checkpoint Planned For May 2nd

There will be a Hillsboro OVI checkpoint tonight.  The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced that an OVI checkpoint will be held from 9pm to 12am tonight (Friday) on US-62 near milepost 15, in the City of Hillsboro, in Highland County. If you want to receive updated Hillsboro OVI checkpoint info, enhanced traffic enforcement, saturation patrols…
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