Starting this year, big rigs will no longer be allowed in Peachtree City’s Fourth of July parade.
The move for this year’s celebration, on July 3 since the fourth falls on a Sunday, is for safety, according to Peachtree City recreation staff.
It is difficult for kids and adults along the parade route to be seen by those driving 18-wheelers, staff explained.
“We don’t have barricades along the entire route like some of the larger cities do, so there is nothing to separate people from vehicles,” said Randy Gaddo, director of the city’s Leisure Services department. Read More»