Oklahoma Highway Patrol urges safe travel for Thanksgiving holiday
Last year, six fatalities were reported in accidents on Oklahoma highways during the Thanksgiving holiday.
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• Make sure all children in your vehicle are placed in age-appropriate car seats and all adults are buckled up.
• Plan ahead for inclement weather, and make sure your vehicle contains appropriate emergency equipment.
• Don't allow distractions. Put away the cellphone and electronic equipment while driving.
• Don't drive drowsy. Get plenty of sleep before driving, and schedule frequent stops along the way.
“If you see an impaired driver on the road, contact local law enforcement or dial *55 from any cellphone to alert the Oklahoma Highway Patrol,” Vowell said. “Our goal is to keep Oklahomans safe on the roads this holiday season.”
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