Staff ReportNewsWest 9
The Department of Public Safety is urging people to stay safe on area roads this week.
Texas DPS will be increasing their patrols for the holiday week.
Last year alone, they handed out nearly 7,000 speeding tickets and made nearly 400 DWI arrests.
They're also offering some tips to stay safe this holiday season.
They include don't drink and drive, slow down, always buckle up and put down your phone.