The Austin Police Department (APD) is conducting an Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival Day No-Refusal Initiative through assistance from the City of Austin Transportation Department. The initiative began on Thursday, October 3, 2019 and will run through Sunday, October 6, 2019 and again from Thursday, October 10, 2019 through Sunday, October 13, 2019. The hours of the initiative are 10 p.m. - 5 a.m. each day.
This initiative is an effort to enforce DWI laws, keep the public safe by encouraging drivers to make responsible decisions, and to apply for blood search warrants on suspects who refuse to provide a breath or blood specimen as required by law.
The Austin Police Department and the City of Austin Transportation Department are continuously focused on preventing lives from being lost on the streets, highways and waterways of Austin. The department is dedicated to making roadways and waterways of Austin safe for residents and visitors through education and enforcement.