Road Safety During The Holidays

Staying safe during the holiday season

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With many people hitting the roads to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday it’s important to be safe and pay close attention to the roads.

Travel experts have predicted that this year about 53.4 million people will be traveling which is the highest single year increase since 2005. Calvin Robertson with Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop K shares some tips to keep everyone safe on the road this holiday season. With so many people on the roads it is important to maintain some distance, do not drink and drive, watch your speed limit and don’t text and drive.

Calvin Robertson  said, “we want people to make it home for the holidays make it home to their family and friends enjoy your family traditions you have each year and be safe getting there just be sure again that you watch your speed limits, buckle up and don’t drive distracted or impaired. ”

According to Triple A automobile travel volumes will fall within 3% of pre-pandemic levels.

 

 

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