Operation Zero Tolerance in full swing

Don't even think about driving while impaired.

Georgia State Troopers along with officers from the Georgia Department of Public Safety's Motor Carrier Compliance and Capitol Police divisions have teamed up with law enforcement from local police and sheriff's departments across the state for Operation Zero Tolerance, Georgia's high visibility impaired driving program.

This July Fourth the OZT campaign will go from Friday, June 20 to Sunday, July 6.

Through concentrated patrols and road checks, law enforcement officials will be cracking down on impaired drivers.

"State Troopers and DPS officers will not hesitate to arrest an impaired driver and tow their vehicle," said Col. Bill Hitchens, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety.

Here are some tips for safe summer driving:

Plan a safe way home before the festivities begin.

Designate a sober drive and give that person the keys.

If you're impaired, call a cab or sober friend.

If you see an impaired driver on the road dial Star G-S-P (*477) on your cell phone. It's free.

Visit http://dps.georgia.gob for more information.