DPS Memorial Day patrol

Amarillo, TX - The Texas Department of Public Safety will be increasing their patrols for the holiday weekend.

Troopers will be looking for drunk drivers, speeders, and seat belt violators across the state.

Last year during this time troopers arrested 518 drunk drivers and issued over seven thousand citations.

The increase in traffic enforcement also resulted in  20 drug cases, and nearly a dozen stolen vehicles were recovered.