ALEA Increasing Patrols Amid Thanksgiving Travel
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – Millions of Americans are hitting the road this week to reunite with loved ones around the Thanksgiving table.
AAA predicts a 13% increase in travel compared to last year, and more cars on the road means a higher chance for accidents. That’s why the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says they will be out in full force patrolling roadways and enforcing traffic laws.
ALEA Sgt. Jeremy Burkett said they are increasing patrols in areas where they see the most accidents.
“Whereas you may typically have some one or two people on patrol, we’re going to have three, four, five and in some cases even six,” Burkett said.
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