RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Drive safe and sober during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend or face consequences, the California Highway Patrol warned Monday, Nov. 23. The agency will initiate its annual Thanksgiving ``maximum enforcement period'' beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, when all available officers will deploy to catch drunk or drug-impaired drivers, speeders and other traffic violators. The MEP will conclude on Sunday night. ``This year has presented us with many unforeseen challenges, but safety is still our priority,'' CHP Commissioner Amanda Ray said. ``If you choose to travel this Thanksgiving, our goal is to help motorists arrive at their destination without incident.'' Officers from the Riverside, Blythe, Beaumont, Indio and Temecula CHP stations will be on inland freeways, highways a
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