|Early Sturgis traffic counts up nearly 8% from 2011|
|Friday, 10 August 2012 12:44|
The updated traffic counts are out and the city says more than 416,000 vehicles entered Sturgis Friday through Wednesday, up 7.9 percent from last year. The busiest traffic day of the Rally so far was last Saturday.
Thankfully, there were no new fatalities to report on Friday.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol says they've made 198 DUI arrests district-wide so far as of Friday morning. They've made 134 misdemeanor and 23 felony drug arrests to date. The Patrol has issued almost 900 total citations.
And the Meade County Jail has been a busy place. They've booked 353 people through the jail so far; 51 more than last year at this time.