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ODOT digital signs reminding motorists to drive to safe during Thanksgiving weekend

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Posted at 2:43 PM, Nov 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-25 15:13:35-05

CLEVELAND — The Ohio Department of Transportation has unveiled the latest holiday messages posted on digital boards across the state's highways to remind drivers to be safe on the roads.

Some of the messages that can be seen along highways are "Visiting in-laws? Slow down. Get there late" and "Don't cause a traffic yam, Drive sober."

Throughout the year, particularly on days leading up to major holidays, ODOT uses the message boards to promote safety with creative and often comical messages.

For example, during the holidays in 2019, ODOT displayed one message reminding drivers that life is “fra-gee-lay," a reference to a popular holiday movie “A Christmas Story.”

Residents can submit their ideas for messages to display on ODOT boards across the state here. The submission has a character limit: 17 characters for each of the three available lines - 51 characters total.

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