FLORENCE, AL - As people rush around getting ready for the holidays, this can be one of the busiest times of year for drivers. Police in Florence, Alabama are trying to keep the roads safe by getting into the holiday spirit and playing Santa of sorts. These surprise Santas are armed with more than their usual crime fighting tools. They are pulling over good drivers and handing out presents.
One of the officers involved said, "We wanted to do something to reward the people that are driving safe out here and doing the right thing." The officers are giving away gift cards from local businesses to drivers they see staying safe on the road.
Who wouldn't support keeping people safe and keeping the spirit of the holidays alive in the process.