LINCOLN – As day one of the 2020 NSAA boys state basketball tournament is in the books, Nebraska State Troopers will continue to patrol the roads.
According to release from NSP, the tourney will last through Saturday, March 14 in Lincoln featuring high school teams from across the state. Troopers will perform high-visibility enforcement in the Lincoln area as well as throughout the state during the tournament.
This effort is made possible thanks in part to a grant for $10,000 from the Nebraska Department of Transportation – Highway Safety Office.
According to state officials, ‘while only six teams will leave with a championship, safe driving can ensure that all players and family members will remember the tournament for action on the court, rather than tragedy on the road.
Travelers are urged to stay up-to-date on the forecast as weather projections show the potential for precipitation that could include snow in many areas of the state this weekend. All motorists can monitor road conditions through Nebraska 511.
NSP Troopers would like travelers to do their part and keep the madness off the road by following traffic safety laws, avoiding distracted or impaired driving and always wearing a seat belt.
Any motorist who needs assistance or would like to report a dangerous driver can call *55 or 800-525-5555 to reach the NSP Highway Helpline, who can dispatch a Trooper to help.