Hays police increase DUI enforcement

Officers of the Hays Police Department will increase DUI enforcement efforts through Sept. 3 in an effort to deter and decrease the number of impaired drivers on the street.

Underwritten by a grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation, additional officers will be out on the streets during this time frame to aggressively enforce Kansas traffic laws. They especially will be alert for impaired drivers.

The event is being conducted in accordance with the Kansas Department of Transportation "S.T.E.P." -- Special Traffic Enforcement Program, and "I.D.D.P." -- Impaired Driving Deterrence Program.