Heightened DUI Patrols Begin Tonight in Florida
If you intend to drink alcohol before getting behind the wheel this weekend, be warned that the Florida Highway Patrol, along with other police departments, is on special alert to nab impaired drivers.
From today through Sept. 5, Sarasota sheriff’s deputies say they will be engaged in enhanced DUI enforcement – especially at night and on weekends.
In Manatee, sheriff’s deputies, Bradenton Police and the Florida Highway Patrol will have special patrols from 5:30 p.m. today until 3 a.m. in areas with a history of DUI-related accidents.
Charlotte County sheriff’s deputies and Punta Gorda Police say, today through the Labor Day weekend, they also will step up DUI enforcement.
Many police departments around the nation are also joining int he effort to target impaired drivers though Labor Day.