RIVERSIDE (CNS) - An end-of-year crackdown targeting drunken and drug-impaired drivers in Riverside County will begin Friday. The California Highway Patrol will initiate its New Year's "maximum enforcement period'' at 6 p.m. Friday, when all available officers deploy to catch impaired motorists, speeders and other traffic violators. The campaign will continue until late Sunday night. Officers from the Riverside, Blythe, Indio, San Gorgonio Pass and Temecula CHP stations will be on Inland Empire freeways, highways and unincorporated roads, looking to identify and stop suspects. "Ringing in the New Year should be an exciting time filled with celebration and hope,'' CHP Commissioner Amanda Ray said. "To help keep the roadways safe through the holiday and beyond, our officers will be ou
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