Calaveras CHP New Year's MEP Report

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Calaveras CHP New Year's MEP Report 

The Calaveras CHP report a somewhat quite New Year’s Maximum Enforcement Period.  The Calaveras CHP office reports, 2 arrests for driving under the influence.  Officers handled two collisions, one of them involving minor injuries and neither involved an intoxicated driver.  CHP Officers were working hard at slowing motorists down. During the holiday weekend they wrote 41 citations for speeding and 23 citations for violations ranging from failure to use a seatbelt to expired registration and other mechanical violations.  Fortunately, there were no fatalities in Calaveras county during the MEP.   San Andreas CHP Officers investigated 21 fatal traffic collisions in 2017 that unfortunately killed 22 people.  The MEP ran from 6:00 pm Friday, December 29th and continued until 11:59 pm Monday, January 1st.

Written by KVGC Staff