Alabama Marine Police Out in Full Force

Montgomery, Ala. (WSFA) --  Alabama Marine police are out in full force to make sure this weekend is a safe one.

They are checking for underage drivers, alcohol abuse and making sure you follow all the safety rules.

"The most important thing is drive for yourself and somebody else. A lot of people out here aren't paying attention. so you have to drive to make sure your safe and they are are too," said officer Lacey Phillip of the Alabama Marine Police.

Marine police say they are checking to make sure you have all your safety equipment, life vests, emergency cut offs, and that children under eight are wearing life jackets.