New York State Police reported a total of 11,480 tickets were issued statewide during the 4th of July 2018 STOP-DWI enforcement campaign. The special enforcement period began at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June, 30, 2018 and continued until 6 a.m. on Thursday, July 5, 2018. During the 108-hour campaign, which was funded by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, State Police utilized sobriety checkpoints, additional DWI patrols, and also ticketed distracted drivers who used handheld electronic devices. As part of the enforcement, Troopers also targeted speeding and aggressive drivers.