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Maximum CHP Enforcement Begins

Safety, as always, is the main course for the California Highway Patrol for the Thanksgiving weekend, which is traditionally one of the busiest travel times of the year. Officer Mike Steele says their Maximum Enforcement Period begins at six tonight (Wed.) and continues until midnight on Sunday…

click to listen to Officer Steele

Steele indicates just about anything can be distracting for a driver, with the goal to minimize it as much as possible…

click to listen to Officer  Steele

During the 2020 Thanksgiving Maximum Enforcement Period, statewide, 33 people died on roadways within a CHP jurisdiction, 14 of whom were not wearing seat belts. 868 DUI arrests were made. And those numbers might be higher this year, with more people traveling, from an easing of pandemic restrictions.

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