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CHP Begins Maximum Enforcement Period for Holiday Weekend

SACRAMENTO – As Memorial Day weekend approaches and Californians gear up for summer festivities, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) is implementing a statewide traffic enforcement effort to help everyone reach their destination safely. Last year over the holiday weekend, 46 people lost their lives in crashes throughout California. Beginning at 6:01 p.m. on Friday, May 24, the CHP is initiating a ...

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Staying Safe in the National Forests Memorial Day Weekend

Image of a waterfall at Yosemite.

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — With the strong storms and heavy snow over the past few months, some forest areas and sites are closed due to lingering snowpack, flooding or road damage. Crews are using all available resources to get these areas open and safe for the public to enjoy. “With the record precipitation we expect to be busy at our national ...

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CHP Holiday Enforcement Efforts

SACRAMENTO– Memorial Day weekend is quickly approaching, and many Californians are preparing to kick off the summer with a holiday gathering or road trip. Forty-five people were killed in crashes in California during last year’s Memorial Day weekend, nearly a 30 percent increase from the same period in 2021. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has a plan to help people ...

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