INDEPENDENCE DAY 2023 Driving Tips


The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is urging motorists to remember these simple driving tips for your Independence Day weekend:

  • Watch your speed;
  • Do not follow the car in front too closely;
  • Do not drink and drive;
  • Do not text and drive;
  • Wear your seatbelt;
  • Know your destination;
  • Do not drive when you are tired;
  • Avoid distractions from other passengers; and,
  • If you have a designated driver, make sure he or she can be trusted to get you home.

Extra patrol will be out during the extended holiday weekend. Remember these tips and have a safe Fourth of July!