90 agencies step up anti-drunk driving effort

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Posted: Dec 22, 2010 10:41 AM
Updated: Dec 22, 2010 10:41 AM
Source: Associated Press

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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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