Drive safely over the holiday weekend

The Wisconsin DOT advises drivers to try and minimize the number of distractions they might face on the road

LA CROSSE, Wis (WKBT) – The Department of Transportation would like to remind everyone to be careful and drive safely over the Labor Day weekend.

There is construction around the state that may impact your holiday travel plans so plan accordingly.

The Wisconsin DOT advises drivers to try and minimize the number of distractions they might face on the road.

Make sure all passengers are wearing seat belts and refrain from using a cell phone while driving it is both illegal and extremely dangerous.

Be observant of any construction that is going on and move over or slow down when approaching emergency responders.

For up to date travel information visit 511WI.gov