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DENVER -- Law enforcement agencies from across Colorado are ramping up DUI patrols for Halloween weekend.

Expect to see sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols and extra law enforcement officers looking out for drunk drivers.

Last year, nearly 300 people were arrested for driving under the influence on Halloween weekend.

“We are dedicated to keeping them, and all Coloradans, safe from impaired drivers, and we have zero tolerance for those who choose to drive impaired, risking their lives and others,” said Darrell Lingk, director of the Office of Transportation Safety with the Colorado Department of Transportation.

The Drunk Drivers Beware: Halloween DUI Enforcement period runs through Wednesday and includes 113 law enforcement agencies in Colorado.