In light of increased traffic during the Thanksgiving holiday, the Oregon State Police has announced it will conduct a campaign to vigorously enforce traffic laws and catch drunk drivers.

In a statement released Wednesday, OSP Capt. Chuck Hayes, patrol division director, said troopers will "be conducting saturation patrols with local police agencies throughout this holiday period focusing on impaired drivers, seatbelt violations" and other accident causing violations.

Hayes also suggested drivers be alert for other drivers who may be intoxicated and call the OSP at (800) 24-DRUNK (37865) line to report anyone they may suspect is driving drunk. He said drivers should try and provide a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and liscense plate information.


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