Law enforcement and volunteers will be canvassing bars on Tacoma’s 6th Avenue Saturday to warn people about the ongoing DUI patrols in Pierce County.
Fourteen local agencies are participating in the Drive Hammered, Get Nailed campaign, which lasts through Sept. 3. It focuses on taking drunken drivers off the roads.
On Saturday, 25 law enforcement officers are pairing with members of the community to notify patrons of 6th Avenue bars about the enforcement period and suggest ways to get home safely.
The Tacoma Aloha Cab Company is assisting with five karaoke taxis that will be stationed at popular locations, ready to help drinkers get home.
A mobile impaired driving unit will also be on scene to process those arrested for driving under the influence.