This past Sunday I drove to a friend's house on the far north side of Abilene, I encountered several law enforcement vehicles. It appeared that the different law enforcement agencies were on the lookout for something, just by the simple way they looked at every vehicle that went by them.

While parked at my friend's house things began to happen, lights came on, sirens could be heard, and it appeared the APD was working on one, while the DPS Trooper was working on another. As we sat in my friend's front yard, I asked him "What was going on here?" He said, "This is the way it is just before a three-day holiday weekend, They are looking for certain violations." The violations are listed below.

LOOK: The Texas Department of Public Safety and All Law Enforcement Are Looking For These Violations

To avoid getting pulled over make sure you're not violating any of these laws

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Come to find out one vehicle had no license plates, as for the DPS Trooper he was chasing down a speeder that opted to come off the freeway and into the neighborhood a little too fast. The Shefiff's Deputy who drove by was checking on a family down the street. The next day I get the press release from the TDLR and DPS.

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Sergeant Couch and the Texas Drivers Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) are Informing us of the increased patrolling that will be taking place to keep Texans safe this Memorial Day weekend, beginning as early as Thursday evening, May 23, and continuing through Tuesday morning, May 28th.

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The Troopers, APD, and Sheriff's Office are looking for drivers under the influence, unbuckled drivers and passengers, drivers on cell phones, vehicles with no license plates, and those with no insurance. Sergeant Couch added, "Speeding is a significant contributor to all the recent fatal car crashes on the West Texas roadways.

"So please play nice, buckle up, don't drink and drive, and be a safe, and courteous driver. Remember to have fun and drive safely this Memorial Day weekend.

LOOK: The Texas Department of Public Safety and All Law Enforcement Are Looking For These Violations

To avoid getting pulled over make sure you're not violating any of these laws

Gallery Credit: Rudy Fernandez

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