Law enforcement getting tougher on drunk drivers

Missouri State Highway Patrol officers covering our area are taking part in a new crackdown on drunk drivers. Troop B officers will join other Missouri law enforcement agencies in the “Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over” enforcement campaign from August 16, 2013 through September 2, 2013. During this time period, troopers will be conducting DWI enforcement programs in the Troop B area that will include DWI saturations and a sobriety checkpoint. The Missouri State Highway Patrol will vigorously enforce Missouri DWI laws. The Patrol encourages motorists and watercraft operators to protect themselves by making sure everyone in the vehicle is properly restrained in a seat belt or child restraint and everyone in the vessel is wearing an approved life jacket.