Law enforcement steps up patrols ahead of Labor Day

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department is stepping up patrols for drunk drivers as part of the national 'Drive Sober or Get Pu...

August 24, 2022
4:20 AM

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department is stepping up patrols for drunk drivers as part of the national 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign.Between August 19 and Monday, September 5, drivers can expect to see more police officers looking for impaired drivers on area roadways.Officials remind drivers that impairment begins at a .02% blood alcohol level. In addition, mixing alcohol with some medications can cause an even greater level of impairment on the road.The Baton Rouge Police Department is asking parents to speak with children and young adults about the dangers of getting behind the wheel while impaired.

WAFB Staff