BATH, N.Y. (WENY) -- Steuben County will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on drunk driving.

The STOP DWI crackdown efforts start on March 16th and and will end on March 21st.

St. Patrick's Day is one of the most deadly periods for impaired driving due to the amount of celebrations taking place and drivers on the road.

State Police, the county sheriff, and law enforcement agencies will be out across the state to reduce the number of alcohol related injuries and deaths.