PACIFIC COUNTY - Washington State Patrol troopers will be out in force during Memorial Day weekend searching for drivers who are putting other motorists at risk. From Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25 approximately 75 extra troopers will patrol the roadways looking for drivers who are speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and those who fail to buckle up.

Troopers will also be on the lookout out for vehicles carrying unsecured loads. The public is encouraged to call 911 if they spot aggressive or impaired drivers. The license plate number and a description of the vehicle will be helpful in assisting troopers in locating the offenders. The WSP will also be using aircraft to crack down on aggressive and impaired drivers.

Pacific and Wahkiakum Counties will have three additional troopers to focus on DUI and seat belt violations on May 22, one additional trooper to focus on speeding violations on May 23 and one additional trooper to focus on speeding violations on May 24.

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