Speech to Text for MHP’s Pay Attention or Pay a Fine campaign
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six. i'm craig ford. the mississippi high way safety patrol has started a new campaign this october....in hopes of increasing road safety... its called pay attention or pay a fine.... wtvastaylorsmith spoke with safety patrol to tell us more about the campaign. safety patrol officer jason roe said they had 41 deaths in our district alone last year.... and this year there has been 27.... most he says happen from simple rules that are too easy to follow like using your blinker when you change lanes or i am guilty of it too.....having this popular little distraction in your hands.... attention ." we all know the saying click it or ticket.... but the mississippi high way patrol are buckling down even harder than that this october....with a new slogan called pay attention or pay a fine.... sot: "the fall months generally in october is are highest fatality month... so that's why we want to focus on reducing the risk of fatalities." the campaign goes through the whole month of october, but the hope is everyone will continue to follow the safetyprecautions afterthe month ends.... it's the simple things that can be the most dangerous and that is why they want everyone to be more aware.... sot:" it'sso easy, but people don't want to do it the phone has become a crutch nowadays...itsthere connection with the world." roe says fines will could be up to a couple thousand dollars for anyone caught not paying attention... one of the main places they see accidents are on the interstate and right here at the traffic lights.... sothis month and every month we should all try to pay attention on the roads... because i know none of us want to pay that fine.... live in tupelotaylorsmith wtva nine news. itawamba