JACKSON, Miss – The Mississippi Freeway Patrol’s 2021 Labor Day Journey Enforcement Interval will start on Friday, September third at 12:01 a.m. and conclude Monday, September sixth at midnight.
In an effort to implement visitors legal guidelines and cut back crashes, MHP will take part in Operation Crash Consciousness and Discount Effort (CARE). As a part of Operation CARE, all accessible Troopers can be assigned to saturation patrols to fight dashing and distracted driving. As a way to take away impaired drivers and promote seatbelt utilization, security checkpoints can be established all through the vacation interval.
“As we strategy the final vacation weekend of the summer season, we encourage motorists to make use of good driving habits as we attempt to decrease the variety of crashes and lack of life this yr,” mentioned Colonel Randy Ginn, Director of the Mississippi Freeway Patrol. “Troopers can be on the highways to remind everybody of their tasks relating to secure journey and observing visitors legal guidelines in our state.”
In the course of the 2020 Labor Day Journey Enforcement Interval, MHP investigated 121 crashes, together with seven fatalities, and made 184 DUI arrests.