Zwonechek hoping for safe holiday season

A snowstorm that moved through the Midwest and plains states Wednesday into Thursday had motorists slipping and sliding, causing scores of fender benders and other mishaps and unfortunately -- two fatalities. Nebraska Highway Safety Administrator Fred Zwonechek (ZWAHN uh check) has high hopes that the state will finish the year out with few or no fatalities in the waning days of 2012...

Starting in mid-December and continuing through Jan. 1, 2013, Neb. law enforcement agencies are taking part in the nationwide "You Drink & Drive You Lose" campaign aimed at removing impaired drivers from the roads. A nearly $28,000 grant from the Neb. Office of Highway Safety will help pay to put more troopers on the road during the Christmas and New Year's holidays.

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