DUI Task Force Members Gather To Prepare For St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — This St. Patrick’s Day weekend, PennDOT and state police are teaming up to look for drunk drivers.

Members of the DUI Task Force met Thursday to get educated on what to look for when dealing with intoxicated or otherwise impaired drivers.

“Because [it’s] St. Patrick’s Day, obviously, there’s a lot of celebrations, parties, people are going to be downtown watching the parade and so forth. It also usually involves alcohol consumption,” said Cathy Tress, of the Pa. DUI Association. “So, the DUI Task Force will be out there protecting our roads, protecting everyone and reminding everyone not to get behind the wheel impaired. “

There will be roving DUI patrols around the area this weekend.

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