(CBSDFW.COM) – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will have extra troopers on the roads over the Thanksgiving weekend.
Troopers will focus specifically on stopping traffic violations and helping stranded motorists along Interstates 20 and 30.READ MORE: North Texas School Districts Work To Vaccinate Students, Communities Against COVID-19
The Texas DPS recommends to not drink and drive and use alternative transportation after consuming alcohol.READ MORE: Parker County Mother Arrested For Alleged Child Abuse After 5-Year-Old Son Dies
They also recommend that travelers prepare for bad weather and check their vehicles before their trip.MORE NEWS: UT Arlington Graduates Celebrating In Person At Globe Life Field
Troopers are looking for speeding, seat belt usage and drunk driving on the two highways from Palo Pinto County to the east Texas State Line.