Many people are on the roads for the next few weeks visiting family and loved ones. Don't be surprised if you see many Alabama State Troopers as you travel. Troopers are being made visible to keep you safe.
They are gearing up for one of the busiest times of the year. State troopers have made it a priority to become more visible on the highways during the holidays. Holiday traffic patrol began at 12:01a.m on December 20th, it will last until 12:01 a.m. on January 2nd.
According to AAA, it is estimated that nearly 95 million Americans will hit the road traveling long distances to visit friends and family. Properly planning your trip, leaving on time and being a patient defensive driver are some of the practices drivers should take when traveling this week.