Cracking Down On Drunk Driving This New Year's

New Year’s Eve is Monday, and the Colorado state patrol is increasing patrols to crack down on drunk drivers.

This includes patrollers in Mesa County with even more saturation by the Montrose police department.

The holiday heat is on enforcement starts tonight at 6 p.m. and ends on Wednesday January third at three in the morning.

During last year's New Year’s Eve enforcement, almost 500 people were arrested for DUI in Colorado with no alcohol related fatalities.