Troopers out in full force for holiday weekend - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

7/2/09

Troopers out in full force for holiday weekend

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The Texas Department of Public Safety wants everyone to be safe this holiday weekend.

Starting Friday and going through midnight Sunday, highway patrol troopers will be out in full force looking for people driving drunk, speeding or not wearing seat belts.

Last year during the holiday weekend, DPS troopers made 772 DWI arrests, and issued nearly 13,000 speeding tickets.

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