Drunk Drivers

Sergeant Thankful After Alleged DWI Driver Slams Into Squad CarDash cam video shows police lights flashing ahead, when you hear an incredibly loud slam. A red pickup seems to come out of nowhere, and T-bones one Carrollton squad car before hitting another.
Texas Troopers Increase Patrols Over HolidaysThe Texas Department of Public Safety says expanded patrols begin Friday and run through Jan. 2. The period includes Christmas and New Year's Day.
U.S. Pushes States On Disabling Drunk Drivers' Cars U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx wants states to require first-time drunken drivers to use alcohol breath monitors before they get behind the wheel.
Drunk Drivers Also Put Police & First Responders At RiskIt appears a prominent push to keep drunk drivers off the roads, as the New Year rang in, may be paying off. While the final numbers aren’t in, some North Texas departments say their officers didn't see a big increase in New Year's intoxicated drivers.
4th Of July "No Refusal Weekend" Begins TonightAs a part of the 4th of July "No Refusal" Weekend, anyone suspected of driving or boating while intoxicated, and who refuses to submit to a breathalyzer test, will have a search warrant issued against them for police to take a blood specimen.
North Texas Law Enforcement Kicking Up Anti-Drunk Driving EffortsIt’s the time of year when police have to deal with more tipsy drivers so, law enforcement agencies across North Texas are stepping up drunk driving enforcement, beginning this week.
Grant Helps State Troopers Make More Drunk Driving ArrestsA little extra cash made a huge dent in the number of drunks being taken off the roads recently. A special grant from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) paid for state troopers to spend extra time patrolling for drunk drivers.
State Lawmakers Consider Bill Allowing Sobriety CheckpointsWhether you drink alcohol or not, you could soon find yourself stopped at a sobriety checkpoint. The Texas legislature is once again considering a bill to make them legal in the state.
New Ways For Super Bowl Fans To Avoid DWIsIf you ask officials from the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), when it comes to Super Bowl fans “it’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you get home that matters”.
Dallas Officer In Crash With Suspected Drunk DriverThe incident serves as an example of why you can expect to see more officers on the streets over the next few weeks.