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ALEA Releases Data for 2019 Holiday Travel Period

  The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) says troopers investigated 22 traffic deaths during the 2019 Christmas-New Year’s holiday travel period. ALEA says among those killed was a 4-year-old, who died in an Etowah County crash. The others killed included 10 drivers, nine passengers and one pedestrian. One motorcyclist, who was using a helmet, also was killed. Of the 20…

Alabama, 4 Other States Cracking Down On Speeding This Week

Alabama driver’s may begin to notice a few more flashing lights on the roadways this week. State troopers are joining law agencies in 4 other South-Eastern states,  (Georgia, Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina) for “Operation Southern Shield”  a week-long crackdown on speeding starting Monday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says speeding killed more than 10,000 people in the United States…