AAA Michigan is sending out a statewide Cinco de Mayo safety alert asking motorists to take extra steps to stay safe on the roads this weekend.

According to AAA, the Cinco de Mayo holiday weekend poses a potentially higher risk for impaired driving.

AAA offers the following advice:

  1. Always drive safe and sober.
  2. Designate an alcohol and other drug-free driver before the party starts.
  3. Be a responsible party host and check out the Great Pretenders Party Guide.
  4. Use the TOW TO GO program in Michigan offered by AAA in partnership with Budweiser.

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