BUCKLE UP, SLOW DOWN: DPS out in force over the remainder of the holiday weekend

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TYLER, Texas (KETK) – State troopers will be out on the roads in force during the remainder of this holiday weekend.

They will be looking for drivers under the influence, for drivers or passengers not wearing seat belts, and for speeders.

Over last year’s July 4th holiday, troopers issued more than 57,000 tickets and warnings.and made more than 250 DWI arrests.

Nearly 1,000 people were killed last year in drunk driving accidents.

The Texas Highway Patrol will be increasing traffic enforcement for Independence Day as part of our holiday enforcement…

Posted by Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday, July 3, 2019

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