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AUTHORITIES ENCOURAGE SAFE DRIVING DURING BUSY TRAVEL WEEKEND

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IT’S A BUSY WEEKEND FOR THANKSGIVING TRAVEL ACROSS AMERICA AND AUTHORITIES ARE OUT IN FORCE ACROSS THE REGION.

TROOPER VINCE KURTZ OF THE IOWA STATE PATROL SAYS HE EXPECTS TO SEE A LOT OF PEOPLE OUT DRIVING:

OC……….OUT ON THE ROAD. ;16

KURTZ SAYS DISTRACTED DRIVING CONTINUES TO BE A PROBLEM THAT LEADS TO ACCIDENTS:

OC……..DESTINATION SAFELY. :24

COMING INTO THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND, IOWA HAS HAD 273 TRAFFIC FATALITIES IN 2018.

KURTZ SAYS WHILE THAT’S BETTER THAN LAST YEAR, IT’S STILL A LARGE NUMBER:

OC………..BEHIND THE WHEEL. ;12

KURTZ REMINDS EVERYONE TO NOT DRINK AND DRIVE AND HAVE A DESIGNATED DRIVER IF YOU DO DECIDE TO DRINK ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES.