Don’t drink and drive this Mardi Gras season

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Published on February 4, 2019 -

Don’t drink and drive this Mardi Gras season

Don’t let Fat Tuesday turn into sorry Wednesday.

That’s what Biloxi police are urging drivers as Mardi Gras season kicks off this week.

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Don’t drink and drive this Mardi Gras season

Investigation.- - don't let fat tuesday turn into- sorry wednesday.- that's what biloxi police is- urging drivers as - mardi gras season kicks off thi- week.

- biloxi police will be holding - random- checkpoints throughout the city- over the holiday- season.

- these checkpoints are to ensure- that everyone - is driving sober with all of th- balls and parades - that are taking place.- they will not only be checking- for sobriety, but - also if you have a valid- driver's license and- are wearing your seatbelt.- we spoke with major chris de- back of biloxi police and he- says they want everyone to enjo- mardi - gras, but while making safe - decisions.- - major de back:"during different events, you have the mardi gras- balls and - parades and everything else.- people are certaintly out there- and enjoying- themselves and they partake in- alcoholic beverages.

We're just- asking that they either - have a designated driver, call - cab.

You know be safe and - responsible.

That's - what these checkpoints are for,- to keep everybody safe and make- sure- everybody has a good time doing- it."

- - - so again, make sure to have a - designated driver, call a - cab, uber or lyft.- if you are not sober its not a- good

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