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This weekend is Labor Day Weekend and people are ready to celebrate and enjoy their day off of work. During the weekend, people tend to celebrate, and sometimes can have a bit too much fun. State Trooper Sean Ramsey said Labor Day Weekend is one of the most celebrated weekends, and there tends to be a lot of DUI's. He asked the public, if they drink, to make sure they don't get behind the wheel.

Ramsey said over the past few months there have been a string of fatal accidents, where almost all of them involved the Fatal Four, which are distracted driving, driving under the influence, speeding, and not wearing a seat belt. Ramsey said state troopers can't stop this from happening alone, they need help from the public.

For more information go to isp.il.state.us. Ramsey appeared on the NEWSTALK WTIM Morning Show. 

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