State police stress safety as 101 Deadliest Days start

Friday, June 9, 2017

Local and state law enforcement agencies teamed up last week to educate people in Idaho on the best ways to stay safe as they drive during one of the most dangerous times of year.

During the Memorial Day weekend, Idaho entered what Idaho State Police officials called the "100 Deadliest Days of Driving," which continues until the Labor Day weekend each year.

In 2016, 85 people died on Idaho's roadways during that time frame, and hundreds more were injured.

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