sTEP Program Set For Thanksgiving Weekend

Iowa State Patrol CarSheldon, Iowa — This Thanksgiving weekend law enforcement from around the state of Iowa will be holding another sTEP enforcement period. ┬ásTEP stands for Spacial Traffic Enforcement Period.

Vince Kurtz is a trooper with the Iowa State Patrol tells us what the Thanksgiving sTEP is all about.

Kurtz says the Thanksgiving holiday weekend is traditionally one of the most deadly on Iowa’s roadways.

He says this sTEP period will begin Wednesday.

Kurtz says alcohol is a major contributing factor in many traffic crashes.

Remember to buckle up, slow down, and drive sober this holiday weekend.