More Drivers Expected on the Roads this Memorial Day Weekend
Millions of Americans are gearing-up to travel this holiday weekend, and here in our region, it's no different. The roadways are expected to be heavily traveled.
Despite the rainy weather and the recession, the number of people traveling is expected to be higher than last year.
And that means with more people on the roads, more law enforcement officials will be patrolling and trying to keep everyone safe.
"We want to focus not on crashes or deaths. We're here to celebrate what our veterans and our military has done for us," said Lt. Pat Riordan of the Florida Highway Patrol.
People who attend parties this weekend and have too much to drink can take advantage of AAA's Tow-to-Go program, where someone from AAA will give you a free ride home.
It's available for both members and non-members in an effort to get drunk drivers off the roads.
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