MIAMI (CBSMiami) – If any motorcyclists or ATV riders think it’s fun to disrupt traffic on MLK Day, this coming Monday, South Florida law enforcement officials want them to think again.

The Miami-Dade Police Department and the Florida Highway Patrol are ready to turn off the ignition to this unsafe ride.

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They announced a joint effort to keep the community safe in anticipation of the annual “Wheels up, guns down” ride.

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Authorities want everyone to remember what the holiday is all about.

Law enforcement will be out in force on Monday with overhead choppers and airplanes.

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All assets will be monitoring the roads and the Florida Highway Patrol will be blocking entry and exit points on the highways to prevent riders from getting access.

CBSMiami.com Team