PROSPER (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in one North Texas city are approaching unsuspecting drivers and handing over something different — holiday well wishes and gifts.READ MORE: Look Up To See Bright Comet Leonard In December Before It Vanishes Forever
Officers with the Prosper Police Department are watching closely for drivers who are obeying the laws instead of breaking them.
Once a law-abiding citizen is spotted officers approach the already stopped vehicle and reward the safe motorist with a $10 gift card and words of thanks for following law.READ MORE: CEO Doug Parker To Retire From Fort Worth-Based American Airlines In 2022
This is the sixth year the police department has had the Safe Drivers Program. And there’s no impact on the budget since the program is funded entirely through donations.
Officials say they do it to “bring some holiday cheer by saying thanks to those who follow traffic laws.”MORE NEWS: 'My Home Is Still Uninhabitable': 10 Months After Winter Storm Some Texans Still Waiting On Insurance Claims
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