AUSTIN (AP) – Texas troopers will be out in force looking for drunken drivers and travelers not buckled up during Thanksgiving and through the weekend.READ MORE: US Supreme Court To Consider Controversial Texas Abortion Law
DPS on Monday urged drivers to use caution while on the roads this holiday week.READ MORE: Texas Mother And Son Arrested In Wyoming For Murder In Oklahoma
Texas troopers, during last year’s Thanksgiving period, arrested 242 people for DWI, issued 5,223 speeding citations, plus wrote 682 citations for no insurance. Troopers also issued 599 seat belt-child safety seat citations.
DPS patrols during Thanksgiving 2014 also resulted in 135 fugitive arrests and 97 felony arrests.MORE NEWS: Southlake Ranks 20th 'Best Small City In America'; Keller & Flower Mound Most Affordable
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