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March 5, 2013

DPS to increase traffic patrols Friday

Gainesville — The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will increase DWI patrols from Friday through March 17, one of the most active Spring Break periods in Texas.

DPS troopers will focus DWI patrols in high-risk locations at times when alcohol-related crashes are most frequent. The enhanced patrols that target intoxicated drivers are funded through a grant from the Texas Department of Transportation.

During last year’s Spring Break enforcement period, DPS troopers made more than 1,000 DWI arrests, and approximately 300 were the direct result of the increased patrols funded by the grant. DPS enforcement also resulted in more than 9,400 speeding citations, 1,500 seat belt/child safety seat tickets.

 

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