DPS Troopers Stepping Up Patrols for Labor Day Weekend

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

PERMIAN BASIN - The Department of Public Safety is stepping up its patrol this weekend.

Troopers want to make sure the roads are safer for those of you who will be driving out of town.

As always, officers will be out looking for drunk drivers, speeders, and seat belt violators.

Last year, officers arrested 912 drunk drivers and gave out almost 3,400 tickets and 1,200 warnings.