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News Release

March 2, 2018

DPS Offers Spring Break Safety Tips

AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to keep safety a top priority as they prepare for this year's Spring Break. Texans should be mindful that increased traffic often accompanies Spring Break, so the department is urging drivers to obey all traffic laws and use extra caution when driving during the next few weeks.

Additionally, DPS troopers and local law enforcement in the coastal areas of Texas will be enhancing enforcement efforts during Spring Break, watching for speeders, drunk drivers and seat-belt violators.

DPS offers the following tips for safe travel during the Spring Break holiday:

Additionally, U.S. citizens traveling abroad should always check the U.S. Department of State website for the latest security information related to their travel destination. Those traveling out of the country can also register with the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program by visiting

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