Drive Sober Campaign

Keeping Georgia roads safe over the Fourth of July Holiday is a top concern for officials.

And law enforcement is kicking off a campaign to make sure you make safe choices before getting behind the wheel this weekend.

Today Governor's Office of Highway Safety began their Drive Sober Georgia campaign to remind drivers that state and local law enforcement officers will be strictly enforcing traffic safety laws during the July 4th holiday travel period.

"Our main mission is don't do it. Do not take the chance or divide your attention in the car for something that is not important.' Lt. Colonel Russell Powell, Deputy Commander of Public Safety told News Leader Nine.

The number of people killed in traffic crashes in Georgia during last year's July 4th holiday period doubled from 2014.

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