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HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -
A big weekend for Labor Day travelers means a busy time for law enforcement.
State troopers and police officers are out in full force trying to catch drunk drivers. It's all part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign that will continue until Monday at midnight.
The roads will be busy with Labor Day weekend travelers and law enforcement want to keep the roads safe. State troopers and state-level officers will engage in an integrated traffic law enforcement effort throughout the weekend.
This means officers in unmarked cars will be able to pull over vehicles.
Troopers said people will be out for the games tonight and they want drivers to plan for a designated driver if you are going to drink.
"So we expect people to be out there having a good time. We just want you to have those good times in a particular, designated area. Don't get on the road and drive. If you do have something to drive, please allow someone to drive for you," State Trooper Curtis Summerville said.
Police said checkpoint locations will include Drake Avenue, Jordan Lane, University Drive, Bailey Cove Road, Sparkman Drive and Pulaski Pike.