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DOT Using Messages to Keep Drivers Safe
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS 2/Fox 28) -- The Iowa Department of Transportation of using its electronic signs along interstates across the state to warn drivers of common dangers including speeding, failing to use a seat belt and drunk driving.
The signs are all part of an effort to reduce fatalities on roadways and encourage safe driving behavior.
The messages on the signs change every Monday. The message on Monday, May 26 read, "Do yourself a favor and don't drive hammered because chances are pretty good you're going to get nailed."
Extra officers will be on patrol during the Memorial Day weekend.