Law enforcement urge safety for upcoming holiday weekend – The Southeast Sun: News
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Plan Ahead for Holiday Travel | WHIZ News
The Georgia Department of Transportation will suspend the lane closures from noon Friday through 5 a.m. Tuesday on interstates and other major state routes by holiday and tourist attractions. The agency generally restricts lane closures during big holidays to alleviate increased traffic. That doesn’t include necessary emergency lane closures. Transportation officials say crews will continue to work near highways, which could require some long-term closures to remain in place. Motorists can access real-time traffic information by calling 511, online or by using the “Georgia 511” mobile app. ___ http://www.511ga.org
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Ga. lane closures to be lifted for holiday weekend – WDEF News 12
The public should expect officers — even in unmarked vehicles — to make enforcement stops on roadways and waterways. We will work together to protect the public and promote safety this Labor Day weekend, said Spencer Collier, Alabamas Secretary of Law Enforcement. We ask you, the public, to assist us in making this a safe holiday. Alabama Law Enforcement Agencys members remind the public to: Avoid driving or boating while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Restrict access and closely monitor teens to prevent underage use of alcoholic beverages. Pay attention to speed limits and driving conditions on the road, and obey boating laws on the water. Watch out for swimmers and other boaters.
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Triple A predicts that 34.7 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home over the holiday weekend, most of them on the roads. That would be 1.3 percent more weekend travelers than last year. State Patrol Troopers will share the roadway with those traveling as you can expect to see an increase in patrols. Even minor violations can lead to major problems. “Sometimes we stop people for what would appear to be a minor violate and we find a vehicle that’s unsafe to be on the roadway,” explained Zanesville Post Commander for the Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt.
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