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KHP encourages and gives tips for safer Thanksgiving travel

More law enforcement officers will be on Kansas highways and streets over Thanskgiving weekend.

Kansas Highway Patrol and other law enforcement organizations will conduct a special traffic enforcement program focused on impaired drivers, child passenger safety laws, and seat belt use among travelers throughout the holiday weekend.

KHP offers the following holiday travel advice:

  • Make sure a vehicle is in working order.
  • Stock vehicles with items that would benefit the driver if involved in a crash, such as bottled water, blankets, non-perishable foods, first aid kit, and flashlight with extra batteries.
  • Plan travel routes with family.
  • Charge cellphones before traveling.
  • Dress for the weather.
  • Check for road conditions and/or construction.

Last modified Nov. 23, 2016

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