Highway Patrol implements maximum surveillance operation; Ventura County issues flood recommendations

Are you going to drive for Turkey Day? You have to know this

Probable floods are noticed on the roads of southern California, as in past years.

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Officers of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) announced that they will apply a maximum vigilance since this Wednesday and until Sunday, December 1 on the roads of the state of California. According to the statement, they will be especially attentive about the people who will travel on the occasion of the Thanksgiving Day, for stop suspects in drunk state and to whom violate traffic rules.

The "period of maximum vigilance" will begin at 6 pm this Wednesday, for which they will send to all available patrols to perform operations. "The CHP It is prepared for one of the busiest weekends in the country, ”said the agency spokesman. "In the past, these holidays have also been the deadliest on the roads".

Driving while drunk, distracted, to high speeds or drive without the belt on These are some of the faults that most put people traveling by car at risk. In 2018, the Police arrested 931 people across the state, and a total of 59 people died in road accidents.

This year is recommended even more extreme precautions, as a storm threatens all of southern California, causing risk of flooding and landslides. Authorities of county of Fortune, issued this morning a warning, due to probable floods that will affect roads 1, 23, 101 and 118, as well as streets and avenues of the county. It is commented that localities like Oxnard, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Ventura and Camarillo are at risk of flooding and landslides.

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