State officials remind drivers to be safe on the roads over the holiday weekend

Connecticut state officials are reminding drivers to be safe on the roads this Memorial Day weekend.
They say residents should drive sober or risk getting pulled over.
According to state data, in 2020 more than 120 people were killed in impaired driving crashes, representing 40% of all deadly crashes in the state.
Connecticut Department of Transportation officials advise drivers to plan ahead and have a designated driver or use public transportation.