< Back to All News

Maximum Enforcement for Labor Day Starts Tonight

It’s a holiday weekend, and as with most holiday weekends, the California Highway Patrol will be on ‘Maximum Enforcement’, looking for drunk drivers…

Listen to Dave Martinez 1

Auburn CHP Officer Dave Martinez says last year, CHP officers made over 11-hundred D-U-I related arrests statewide, and 49 people died over both Labor Day weekends in 2013 and 2014. Increased visibility by the Highway Patrol is a deterrent for some, but Martinez says despite all of their efforts, some people just don’t listen…

Listen to Dave Martinez 2

Martinez says there will likely be a DUI checkpoint in the Auburn area one night over the weekend, but the location has not been announced yet. Grass Valley officers will also be on maximum enforcement, but so far, no checkpoints have been announced. The Maximum Enforcement Period is from 6:01pm tonight until 11:59pm Monday.

KNCO Web Comments Guidelines

  1. Keep it clean. Comments with inappropriate language, no matter how cleverly spelled or decorated will not be posted.
  2. Comments on the way the story was written or misspelled words will be passed on to the story authors and not posted.
  3. Please use your real name. Anonymous comments or comments posted using a fake name or web handle may not be posted.
  4. Please use your real email address so we can contact you.
  5. No flaming. Any comments that are primarily of a name calling finger pointing nature may not be posted.
  6. The comment section is not a right it is a privilege. KNCO retains all rights as to what is posted on its website.

Leave A Comment



* captcha