Colorado roads quiet over Thanksgiving |

Colorado roads quiet over Thanksgiving

Tyler Baskfield

Traditionally, the Thanks-giving holiday is one of the busiest weekends. The hustle and bustle of the holiday combined with seasonal weather can cause nasty traveling conditions. This year, according to officials incidents have remained at a minimum thanks to calm traffic and unseasonally warm weather.

Detective Chuck Warner at the Moffat County Sheriff’s Department was pleased with precautions people took while driving.

“As far as I know everything went real smooth,” said Warner. “We are quite pleased and hope this continues throughout the holidays.”

Craig Police Department Chief Walt Vanatta was also thankful for the holiday traffic.

“Everything was pretty quiet for us,” said Vanatta. “There were a couple of minor wrecks, but I believe that now that we had our first big storm people are driving more conservatively.”

Trooper Brad Keadle of the Colorado State Parole also reported a quiet holiday. According to Keadle, there were only a few accidents in Routt County and Moffat County.

“Overall, from what I’ve seen things are pretty decent,” said Keadle.