Texas DPS adds patrols for Memorial Day weekend
POSTED: Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 11:17am
UPDATED: Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 11:19am
RIO GRANDE VALLEY (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — If you're planning to travel the highways this weekend, you will see more troopers on our roads.
Starting today and continuing through monday. It's all part of a DPS crackdown during the holiday weekend.
Troopers will be looking for drunk drivers, speeders and seat belt violators.
Last year during the Memorial day weekend, DPS troopers arrested 609 drunk drivers issued more than six- thousand speeding ticket and wrote nearly 1,400 seat belt tickets.