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Troopers to conduct DUI Wolfpack detail Saturday night in Collier County

Posted: 8:03 AM, Oct 18, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-18 08:03:36-04
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COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Troopers are announcing that they'll be conducting DUI patrols in parts of Collier County on Saturday night into Sunday morning.

Florida Highway Patrol's DUI Wolfpack Operation begins at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday until 4:00 a.m. on Sunday.

It will focus on Interstate 75 and major state and county roadways.

FHP say they organize these details to proactively remove impaired drivers from the roadways and ultimately enhance the safety of the public.

Florida law considers a driver with .08 or higher Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) to be impaired. Drivers under the age of 21 with a BAC of .02 or higher are also in violation of Florida law.

FHP would like to remind everyone that *FHP (*347) dialed from any cell phone contacts FHP should you need to report an aggressive driver or require roadside assistance.