CHP Office of Community Outreach & Media Relations
Contact: Fran Clader, Director of Communications, (916) 843-3310
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/30/2016
CHP URGES SAFETY DURING LABOR DAY WEEKEND
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Although the summer season will soon be coming to a close, many Californians will continue to take advantage of the warm weather into the Labor Day weekend. As the celebrations commence, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) wants everyone to enjoy their holiday and to remain safe on California’s roadways.
All available CHP officers will be on duty during the Labor Day Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP), from 6:01 p.m. Friday, September 2, to 11:59 p.m. Monday, September 5. Drug recognition experts and CHP officers will be on patrol watching for impaired drivers as well as assisting motorists in need throughout the holiday weekend. Continue reading