As you and 4.7 million other Californians hit the road for Thanksgiving, remember that the holiday means maximum enforcement for the Highway Patrol.
Click here to listen to CHP Officer Marc Morrison
CHP officer Marc Morrison says there were 32 deaths in the state last year over the Thanksgiving weekend–a 52 percent increase from 2010. Morrison says the officers will be out there, looking for more than just speeders.
Click here to listen to Officer Morrison
And remember that you can be stopped for just simply not wearing your seat belt. The maximum enforcement period begins at 6 o’clock tonight (Wednesday), and runs through midnight Sunday.