Thanksgiving: Time for DPS Warning Regarding Holiday Driving

ksst ksstradio.comThe Texas Department of Public Safety is urging Texans to celebrate responsibly and to make safe driving habits a priority during the heavily traveled Thanksgiving holiday weekend. DPS troopers will be patrolling Texas roadways throughout the holiday weekend looking for drunk drivers, speeders, seal belt violators and other drivers who are endangering themselves and others.

Last year during the Thanksgiving weekend, DPS troopers arrested 242 individuals for driving while intoxicated. They also issued 5,223 speeding tickets, 682 citations for no insurance and 599 seat belt/child safety seat citations.

Author: Staff Reporter

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