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Austin police arrest 43 drivers during the New Year's 'no refusal' initiative

The Austin Police Department ran the initiative from Dec. 29 through New Year's Day.

AUSTIN — Austin police arrested 43 drivings during their New Year's "no refusal initiative."

The department ran the initiative from Dec. 29 through New Year's Day.

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Judges had to get warrants to draw the blood of 21 of those drivers, according to police. One driver was reportedly drinking while intoxicated with a child in the vehicle.