Texas DPS to increase enforcement from Wednesday to Sunday

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UPDATE: This article has been updated to correct a typo.

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Texas Department of Public Safety is making sure everyone is safe on the roads this Thanksgiving weekend.

Troopers will increase enforcement from Wednesday through Sunday.

They will be looking for people not wearing seatbelts and driving while intoxicated among other violations.

DPS said they participate annually in the nationwide Operation Care Initiative for Thanksgiving.

Last year, more than 36,000 warnings and citations were issued, nearly 37,000, said DPS.

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