Increased law enforcement during the holiday

Amarillo, TX - As you continue celebrating July 4th keep in mind that local authorities are increasing patrols.

The Department of Public Safety and the Amarillo Police Department will be looking for drunk drivers, seat belt violators and speeding.

Troopers will be concentrating on areas where most drunk driving crashes have taken place.

Residents are also being reminded that fireworks are banned inside city limits.

Those caught violating the ordinance could face up to a two thousand dollar fine.