CHP officers to intensify patrols for holiday weekend travel

TEMECULA (CNS) - Although travel may be down this Memorial Day weekend because of the coronavirus pandemic, California Highway Patrol officers throughout Riverside County will still be on the job, cracking down on drunken or otherwise unsafe drivers. Beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, the CHP will initiate a statewide "maximum enforcement period," during which all available officers hit the streets to catch drunken and drug-impaired motorists, as well as other traffic violators. The holiday weekend operation will conclude at 11:59 p.m. Monday. "No matter what else changes in our world, the people of California can always count on the CHP to provide the highest level of safety, service and security," CHP Commissioner Warren Stanley said. "We will continue to enforce the traffic laws, help mo
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