LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Keep your eyes on the road this weekend, and watch your speed.
The California Highway Patrol is in maximum enforcement mode through Monday night.READ MORE: Newport Beach, Long Beach And Other OC Communities Brace For Incoming High Tides And Potential Flooding
According to the CHP, 26 people were killed on California roads last year during the July 4th holiday.READ MORE: Man Accused Of Impregnating 15-Year-Old Girl
More than a third of motorists killed in collisions last year in California weren’t wearing seat belts.
“Our officers would rather provide education and other aid to motorists than write tickets,” CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow said. “However, they will be looking for anyone who is driving impaired and posing a danger on the roadways.”MORE NEWS: 40 Cows Escape Meatpacking Plant In Pico Rivera; 1 Killed By Deputies After Charging Family
Last year, 930 DUI arrests were made around the July 4th holiday.