Natchez Trace rangers begin Labor Day enforcement period

Natchez Trace Parkway rangers will be out in full force to keep drivers safe along the Parkway during the upcoming weekend.

Posted: Aug 30, 2018 3:16 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Natchez Trace Parkway rangers will be out in full force to keep drivers safe along the parkway during the upcoming weekend.

Their intensified enforcement period for the Labor Day weekend started on Thursday, August 30 and continues until Monday, September 3.

Rangers will use saturation patrols to combat speeding, seatbelt violations and distracted driving. Safety checkpoints will also be used.

“We encourage drivers to focus on the road and ignore cell phones and other distractions in their vehicle. Designated drivers allow everyone to enjoy the weekend safely” stated District Ranger John Hearne.

RELATED: MHP troopers set to begin Labor Day enforcement period 

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