Remember Lake Safety This Holiday Weekend
POSTED: Friday, September 4, 2009 - 9:19pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - 12:04pm
SMITH COUNTY - Authorities are warning you, about tickets and even arrests on the lakes, if you drink and drive.
Game Wardens say, it's been a quiet season so far on the lake.
But they say, drinking too much and not having the proper safety gear could change that.
Life jackets are a must, and Game Wardens say, it's important to have a designated driver on the boat and when you get back in the car.
Here is Smith County Game Warden Chris Green's best advice.
"Just continue to be vigilant. We'll have a little traffic. Alcohol consumption is a big concern of ours. We Game Wardens are going to be part of no refusal weekend."
They will also get a blood test for alcohol from you, if you refuse a breathalyzer test.