Officials crack down on drunk driving
Tue, 23 Aug 2011 04:00:45 GMT —
Thousands of State Troopers, police officers and sheriff deputies across the state will be out in full force as part of the drink, drive, go to jail campaign that runs through Labor Day.
In 2010 alone, there were over 25,000 alcohol related crashes in Texas.
State officials want to remind drivers that there is no excuse for drinking and driving.
Officers across the state will work overtime through Labor Day to keep impaired drivers off the street.
Their message to drivers this holiday: "There's no excuse for drinking and driving.
Click on the link to hear the story of Mari Guerra, a victim of a drunk driver.
She lost her baby and her marriage because of the accident.
Click here to find a ride finder.
You can find ride options throughout Texas, so that you aren't driving under the influence.