N.J. State Police to add patrols for holiday weekend

TRENTON, N.J. - August 31, 2012


The aim is to deter unsafe driving by looking for intoxicated and distracted drivers.

Col. Rick Fuentes says troopers will also be on the lookout for fatigued drivers. He also says troopers will be out in force on waterways.

Officials also say traffic could be heavy, particularly on routes to the Jersey shore. Construction on the Walt Whitman Bridge could make the way out of Philadelphia especially congested and slow-going.

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