JACKSON, Miss.–The campaign aimed at keeping drivers safe on the Mississippi roadways will be in will force over the Memorial Day weekend.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol will be out in full force over the next 72 hours.
“The MHP will use an additionally $93,000 in federal grant money to put an additionally 252 troopers out during the holiday weekend,” said MHP spokesman Warren Strain.
Those troopers will definitely be contributing to the “Click-It, or Ticket” campaign the runs through June 2.
“This is to crack down on motorist that are not buckled up,” said Director of Mississippi Highway Safety to put it simply.
Last year there were no deaths over the Memorial Day weekend according to Strain and they no doubt hope the same for 2013.