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.


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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