If you are a fan of indulging in alcoholic beverages, this is the weekend you want to make sure you call a cab, Uber, a friend or whatever it takes to keep you off the road.

The Texas DPS, Lubbock Police Department and Lubbock County Sheriff's officers will be on the lookout today, Friday, November 17th until Sunday, November 19th. They will be pulling over anyone suspected of violating any traffic laws, including DWIs.

From TXDOT:

"According to the Texas Department of Transportation statistical crash records, there were 309 alcohol related crashes reported in Lubbock County in 2016.  Out of those crashes, 14 were fatal resulting in the death of 16 people and 10 of those fatal crashes happened inside the city of Lubbock."

So please don't drink and drive, and if you have been drinking, call someone to come get you. Don't become a statistic.

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