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News Release

May 22, 2020

DPS Reminds Drivers to Put Safety First this Memorial Day

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) encourages all Texans to practice safe driving habits this Memorial Day weekend. Beginning today, Friday, May 22, through Monday, May 25, Texas Highway Patrol Troopers will be patrolling Texas roadways looking for intoxicated drivers, people not wearing seat belts and drivers violating the speed limit and other traffic laws.

Drivers are urged to follow these safety tips this Memorial Day weekend:

Law enforcement agencies, including the Texas Highway Patrol, will also increase enforcement efforts over the Memorial Day holiday as part of Operation CARE (Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort).

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