State Patrol conducting DUI emphasis patrols through Labor Day

State Patrol conducting DUI emphasis patrols through Labor Day
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Washington State troopers are conducting DUI emphasis patrols.

It's part of a nationwide effort to curb drunken driving.

Extra troopers will be on duty to strictly enforce road rules through Labor Day.

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They will be looking for dangerous speeding, distracted driving, seat belt usage and impaired driving.

They remind people who are drinking while out to designate a sober driver, take public transportation or call a cab or ride share.