MONTGOMERY – Spring break is designed for enjoyable, however the Alabama Regulation Enforcement Company urges college students of all ages and their dad and mom to suppose sensible, plan forward and assessment security legal guidelines earlier than touring.
Between now and the top of April, Alabama motorists ought to count on busier than regular roadways and waterways throughout the state. As households and each highschool/school college students depart and start touring to and from the seashores, lakes, or different warm-weather points of interest to take pleasure in some much-needed recreation, we ask everybody to watch out and follow protected driving habits. We encourage all college students each out and in of state, to develop a preplanned route and be certain that your car is functioning correctly, this consists of equipping your car with a roadside emergency package. Regardless of the plan, ALEA’s mission is to make sure public security by imposing state legal guidelines and helping each motorists and boaters.
ALEA Secretary Hal Taylor mentioned, “Bear in mind: Security begins at house. Mother and father, we encourage you to take a seat down together with your kids – significantly in case your teenagers might be touring with mates and no chaperones – and assessment Alabama’s visitors and boating legal guidelines. Remind them to buckle up, transfer over for emergency personnel, obey velocity limits, keep away from texting and different distractions whereas driving and use private floatation gadgets whereas boating.”
Secretary Taylor additionally urges dad and mom to intently monitor their teenagers to forestall underage consumption of alcoholic drinks. People who’re of the authorized age to devour alcohol ought to achieve this responsibly and make the most of a delegated driver.