The NYS Thruway will be offering travelers free coffee and tea to promote safe and alert driving.

According to WKBW, the warm drinks will be available at all 27 NYS Thruway Plazas across the state.

Its part of a 47 year tradition and they will be available from 11 p.m. New Year's Eve through 7 a.m. New Year's morning.

Governor Cuomo has also announced that they will take a break from road construction during peak travel times.

"With the busy travel season approaching, New York is once again taking proactive steps to ease traffic conditions across the state by suspending all unnecessary construction," Governor Cuomo said.

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