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Christmas Maximum Enforcement Pd Shorter

The California Highway Patrol is bracing for a lot more motorists on the road for Christmas, compared to a year ago. Office Jason Bice, at the Grass Valley Office, says their Maximum Enforcement Period begins, this year, at 6 on Christmas Eve…

click to listen to Officer Bice

Bice says obeying the speed limit may be even more critical, given storm systems that are also expected to bring lower snow levels this weekend…

click to listen to Officer Bice

And, of course, drunk and drugged driving is alway a major concern, with people imbibing in Yuletide cheer. A year ago, CHP officers made 573 DUI arrests, for what was a 78-hour Maximum Enforcement Period. And at least 38 people were killed in crashes. But because of the way the holiday lands on the calendar this year, on a Saturday, it’ll end 54 hours later, at midnight Sunday night.

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