TxDOT reminds football fans to party safe on game day

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - You may notice a new attraction at the game Saturday. It's all part of TxDOT's plan to remind football fans to be safe this weekend, called "Know When To Pass."

The Texas Department of Transportation has set up a van with the inside set up like a living room, complete with pizza, a TV, and what looks like a pretty comfortable couch.

The department says game days often mean heavy drinking followed by irresponsible driving, so it wants those who do plan to drink to know when to pass the car keys.

Traffic Safety Specialist Karen Peoples said, "We want them to make it home to their destinations without any injuries or causing any crashes on our roadways."

This is just one stop on the van's tour. They'll travel to different games throughout the remainder of the season.

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