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CHP stepping up enforcement for Labor Day weekend with maximum enforcement period

Posted at 9:11 AM, Aug 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-29 12:15:33-04

California Highway Patrol will be out in full force for Labor Day weekend thanks to a maximum enforcement period (MEP). 

All available CHP officers will be on duty patrolling for impaired drivers and drivers in need of assistance. 

The MEP will start at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 31 and end at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, September 1. 

According to CHP, they made 1,000 DUI arrests during last year's Labor Day weekend.