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Extra troopers patrolling this Memorial Day weekend

INDIANAPOLIS - DECEMBER 22: An Indiana State Police Car sits in Monument Square in downtown Indianapolis on December 22, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Travelers should expect to see extra troopers out this Memorial Day weekend as Indiana State Police and area law enforcement agencies will be participating in the “click it or ticket” campaign.

Troopers will be watching out for anyone not wearing a seatbelt and dangerous or impaired drivers.

State police offer the following tips so motorists can ensure everyone’s safety:

  • Ensure you are well rested, especially if you have plans to travel long distances.
  • Follow other motorists a safe distance.
  • Obey all speed limits and use your turn signal.
  • Avoid “hanging out” in the left lane unless you are actively passing or preparing to make a nearby. left turn
  • Avoid driving while distracted.
  • Ensure everyone is properly buckled up.
  • Don’t drink and drive.

Anyone who sees a possible impaired driver is encouraged to contact the police immediately.