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Spring Break travel safety

Troopers urge students to be careful when traveling (Source: WALB) Troopers urge students to be careful when traveling (Source: WALB)
TIFT CO., GA (WALB) -

Spring break is in full swing for college students around the country, that means... more traffic.

State Troopers are sending out a warning to parents and all drivers. 

I-75 is a popular route to get to spring break destinations. 

GSP troopers in Tifton say, in any given year, 60-70% of people who die in Georgia crashes aren't wearing seat belts. 

They urge students to buckle up before hitting the road. 

For long trips, they encourage driver trade-offs so one driver does not fall asleep at the wheel. 

They also remind parents to check in regularly with your child if you know they're on the road.   

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