Pharr Police and TxDOT Begin Annual 4th of July DWI Campaign

Pharr, Texas – The Pharr Police Department is teaming up with TxDOT to increase awareness and information about drinking and driving. This campaign will include an increase in the enforcement of DWI laws to reduce the number of DWI-related crashes, injuries, and fatalities.  
The campaign period will take place from June 23 through July 9, 2023. 
There are many consequences of drinking and driving. The most serious is death. In 2020, there were 23,166 DUI-alcohol-related traffic crashes in Texas, resulting in 963 fatalities and 2,102 serious injuries according to TxDOT. 
Other consequences include fines, loss of driver’s license, and jail time.  
The Pharr Police Department is committed to keeping everyone safe this 4th of July holiday and wants to thank the community for continuously following the laws.