The Michigan State Police of Flint and Saginaw will be dedicating special patrols to traffic enforcement for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Troopers will be focusing on traffic safety concerns such as speed, safety belts and driving intoxicated. Michigan State Police Lieutenant Brian Cole stated "by increasing patrols and focusing on traffic safety, we hope to reduce the number of traffic crashes and fatalities during this Thanksgiving holiday weekend."

The special traffic enforcement will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 27th and runs through midnight Sunday, December 1st, 2013.