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Message Monday - Don't let your tailgate end with a cellmate


10-24 message mondayWhat comes to mind when you see the word “tailgate?” Is it someone driving aggressively and getting too close or maybe someone who is celebrating a sporting event that could include alcohol? Neither of these behaviors leads to safe driving. Combing the two can be even more deadly.

Drunk, high, aggressive or all of the above – the results can be horrific -

The fatality count of 304 is an increase of nine from last Monday. To see statistics published daily by the Office of Driver Services, go to

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Iowa highway in the evening