Alaska State Trooper Christopher Umbs, right, attaches a Mothers Against Drunk Driving red ribbon to the antenna of his patrol truck on Wednesday as Juneau Police Department officer Kim Horn looks on. Law enforcement agencies across the state will be adding extra DUI enforcement patrols from Aug. 27 to Sept. 12 to combat the high incidence of alcohol-related accidents that occur around Labor Day weekend. In 2002, more than 55 percent of motor vehicle accidents over the Labor Day weekend were alcohol-related.
Juneau Empire ©2014. All Rights Reserved.