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Labor Day travel

August 29, 2003

Albany - Rainy weather made for a messy start to the Labor Day holiday. The Holiday officially kicked off at 6:00 PM on Friday, and will continue until midnight on Monday.

The Georgia Department of Motor Vehicles predict 19 deaths this year, there were 17 last year. They have also predicted more than 2,000 crashes causing 804 injuries.

Dougherty County Police Chief, Don Cheek, says drivers need to obey the speed limit. They will be enforcing zero tolerance for people caught drinking and driving, speeding and not wearing their seat belts.

posted at 8:12 PM by karen.collier@walb.com

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