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North Texas Law Enforcement to Crack Down on Drunk Driving During Holidays

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    NTX Plan to Crack Down on Drunk Driving

    Law enforcement officials from across North Texas revealed plans to crack down on drunk drivers during the upcoming holiday season Wednesday. (Published Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016)

    Law enforcement officials from across North Texas will reveal plans to crack down on drunk drivers during the upcoming holiday season.

    Officials representing Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant counties held a press conference Wednesday at 10 a.m. from the Ruthie Jackson Center in Grand Prairie.

    The event marks the first time all four counties joined together to outline plans for "enhanced enforcement" efforts against drunk driving during the holiday season, according to a press release.

    Among those making remarks is Lisa Martin, whose son was killed in a drunk driving crash. Other DWI victims will also be present to raise awareness of the issue.

    The coalition includes Dallas County Commissioner Elba Garcia, Tarrant County Sheriff-elect Bill Waybourn, Denton County Sheriff-elect Jim Skinner, Dallas County Assistant Chief Deputy Sheriff Patrick Bonner and Grand Prairie Mayor Ron Jensen join Grand Prairie police chief Steve Dye. Members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving and law enforcement agencies were present.