SARASOTA, FL (WWSB) - The Florida Highway Patrol will be out in force this weekend looking for impaired drivers. The FHP's DUI Wolfpack Operation begins at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 17 until 4:00 a.m. on Sunday.
The operation will take place in Desoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee and Sarasota Counties. Troopers will focus on Interstate 75 and major state and county roadways. Troopers say driving impaired from alcohol or drugs puts everyone on the roadways in danger. Florida law considers a driver with .08 or higher Blood Alcohol Content to be impaired. Drivers under the age of 21 with a BAC of .02 or higher are also in violation of Florida law.
You can call the Florida Highway Patrol at *FHP (*347) from any cell phone to report an aggressive driver or require roadside assistance.