It's Half Taxi Cab, Half Police Car - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

It's Half Taxi Cab, Half Police Car

Tyler Police Department and TxDOT have joined forces with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Texas Department of Public Safety, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission, and law enforcement agencies statewide to get drunk drivers off the road. 

Tyler Police Department and TxDOT's campaign will feature special police cars, the back half of which will be wrapped to resemble taxicabs.

These vehicles will be emblazoned with the message "Choose Your Ride" and will appear throughout the campaign at bar and entertainment districts across Texas as well as in print.

The vehicles will to help remind motorists across that they have a decision when it comes to drinking and driving this Labor Day holiday.

They can choose to go home in a cab or the police will give them a ride, to jail.

During the two weeks between August 21st and September 7th, law enforcement statewide will be out in full force to arrest drunk drivers.

We'll have more on this story, tonight at 6 on KYTX CBS 19.

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