JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – 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 6 at midnight.
MHP will take part in Operation Crash Consciousness and Discount Effort (CARE). As a part of Operation CARE, all accessible troopers will probably be assigned to saturation patrols to fight rushing and distracted driving. They will even take away impaired drivers and promote seatbelt utilization, security checkpoints will probably be established all through the vacation interval.
“As we strategy the final vacation weekend of the summer time, 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,” stated Colonel Randy Ginn, Director of the Mississippi Freeway Patrol. “Troopers will probably be on the highways to remind everybody of their obligations concerning secure journey and observing visitors legal guidelines in our state.”
Throughout the 2020 Labor Day Journey Enforcement Interval, MHP investigated 121 crashes, together with seven fatalities, and made 184 DUI arrests.