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.
At least 10 people were killed in collisions throughout CA during the CHP's Christmas Day Maximum Enforcement Period. Throughout the 30-hour MEP, CHP officers made 271 arrests for driving under the influence. A similar holiday enforcement effort will be conducted next week.— CHP Headquarters (@CHP_HQ) December 26, 2019
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.