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90 agencies step up anti-drunk driving effort

4 years ago Wednesday, December 22, 2010 8:41:45 AM CST December 22, 2010 Wednesday, December 22 2010 Dec 22, 2010 in News
Source: Associated Press

BATON ROUGE- Nearly 90 law enforcement agencies across the state are participating in a national campaign to keep drunken drivers off the roads during the Christmas and New Year's holidays.

Louisiana Highway Safety Commission spokeswoman Jamie Ainsworth said in a news release that people with 87 state law enforcement agencies will work additional hours to enforce DWI, seat-belt and other laws during the holidays.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration provides funding for the extra effort.

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