Law agencies are united to bring the summer safety message to land and water: "Choose Your Ride" Impaired Driving Message Coupled with Click It or Ticket Campaign.
This is just in time for Memorial Day weekend.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources along with the
Georgia State Patrol and the Governor's Office of Highway Safety are reminding
drivers and boaters to remain safe.
DNR officials say they're going to be looking for excessive
speeders and inattentive boaters.
They say it's
best to boat safe and boat sober.
"We know you're
out for recreational activities on the boat. You have family and friends and
sometimes you bring along alcohol for those outings. But please choose a
designated operator," said Lt. Colonel Jeff Weaver.
16 people on Lake Blackshear last year for Boating under the Influence.