AUSTIN (KXAN) — No Refusal DWI weekend has arrived as Austinites plan to party for the Super Bowl, Mardis Gras, and Fat Tuesday.
The initiative will allow Austin police to use a search warrant for testing blood or breath alcohol levels on those who refuse.
Police will be on high alert:
- Feb. 6 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
- Feb. 7 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
- Feb. 9 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
APD says they want everyone to make responsible decisions so they can arrive alive.