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Statewide DUI crackdown begins this weekend

Post by Alexis Krell / The News Tribune on June 20, 2012 at 6:58 am |
June 20, 2012 6:58 am

Law enforcement across the state will ramp up DUI patrols starting this weekend, as part of a roughly two-week campaign against impaired driving.

Teams will also visit bars to hand out cards that can be scanned with with smartphones to call a taxi, and will give bar workers taxi chips to help members of the military get home.

More than 25 agencies will participate, including Pierce County law enforcement.

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