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At least 10 killed in traffic collisions and 271 arrested for DUI throughout Calif. over Christmas

At least 10 people died in traffic collisions and 271 DUI arrests were made during the California Highway Patrol's Christmas Day maximum enforcement period, according to CHP.
Posted at 12:49 PM, Dec 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-26 20:31:38-05

At least 10 people died in traffic collisions and 271 arrests were made for driving under the influence during the California Highway Patrol's Christmas Day maximum enforcement period, according to CHP.

The 30-hour period began at 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve and ran until at 11:59 p.m. Christmas day.

CHP will hold another maximum enforcement period next week in honor of New Year's Eve.

According to the CHP, 34 people were arrested for DUI last year during the New Year's Eve maximum enforcement period.