ROAD RULES: Holiday Weekend Travel Safety
As we approach the Memorial Day holiday, Iowa law enforcement wants you to buckle up.
Agencies from all over the state are taking part in the national Click It or Ticket campaign. It starts Monday and runs until June 1st.
The goal is to save lives and reduce serious injuries in crashes.
During last year’s Memorial Day holiday weekend, three people died in accidents. Two of those fatalities were alcohol related.
In 2013’s stepped up enforcement, officers handed out more 31,000 traffic violations including 12,000 speeding tickets, 5,600 seat belt violations, and 530 OWIs.