Memorial day weekend is a busy time on California roadways "As the unofficial start of summer. The California Highway Patrol will be cracking down on impaired driving in Glendora and across the county and state beginning Friday evening as part of a stepped-up Memorial Day weekend enforcement effort.
During this time all available officers will be deployed to catch DUI offenders and other traffic violators. Wearing a seat belt is such a simple task to keep you and your passengers safe. It is also the law.".
About 70 percent of the vehicle occupants who died in CHP jurisdiction in the 2016 and 2017 Memorial Day holiday weekends were not wearing seat belts. There were 921 arrests in California for driving under the influence in 2017 and 1,065in 2016..
Whether in a safety seat or booster seat motorists were also reminded to protect child passengers by placing them in age-appropriate restraint devices. The CHP traffic safety campaign will coincide with sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols planned by various local law enforcement organizations.