Dept. of Transportation: Buckle up, phone down for Memorial Day weekend travel

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) reminds Memorial Day weekend travelers to buckle up, put their phone down, plan their routes and drive carefully though work zones.
“Safety never takes a holiday and motorists should slow down and be patient as summer travel season gets underway,” WisDOT Secretary Craig Thompson said. “Two simple steps – buckle up and phone down – can help save lives and prevent crashes on Wisconsin roadways.”

WisDOT offers these other safety reminders:

Slow down. Posted speed limits apply to ideal travel conditions. Drivers are required to travel at a “rea...

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