WLOX Editorial: Drive safely this holiday weekend

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Last year at this time, a record number 43 million Americans traveled over the Independence Day holiday. This year, the number is even higher at 44.2 million, traveling 50 miles or more.

If you thought the traffic was a little tight last year, it will get a little tighter this year with even more cars on the road at the same time.

Please be careful if you are driving. Also be patient. It's much better to get there a little later than to get involved in an accident.

We want you all to be safe as we celebrate the Independence of our great country.

That's our opinion, we would like to hear yours. Email your thoughts to editorials@wlox.com.

Rick Williams
WLOX-TV General Manager

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