Statewide Iowa — Experts are expecting a record for travel this Memorial Day weekend. Iowa State Patrol trooper John Farley says that means you’ll see a lot of traffic on the state’s roadways.
Farley says during this holiday weekend they are using “SIDE” to explain what you need to do to be safe.
The I stands for impairment and making sure you are not under the influence of alcohol, drugs or anything else will driving. The D is for distractions.
Farley says they want to see the number of fatal accidents on the roadways come down this year.
Farley says there were four fatal traffic accidents in Iowa last Memorial Day.