Across Alabama, families and friends will gather to celebrate Independence Day with parades, parties and fireworks. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency reminds you safety is important when traveling Alabama roadways or waterways, and when celebrations involve fireworks. ALEA offers the following safety tips: Avoid driving or boating while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Buckle up on the road and wear your life-jacket on the water, Focus on driving or boating, Restrict access and closely monitor teens, and Take care while traveling throught construction zones. To spread this safety message, ALEA is participating in the national campaign Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. Troopers will bolster enforcement efforts beginning Friday, July, and running through midnight Monday night.