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Mississippi Highway Patrol Holiday Numbers Are In

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The Mississippi Highway Patrol was out in force over the Christmas holidays keeping the roads safe for everyone.

Starting December 23 and going through December 26, the Mississippi Highway Patrol had a total of 3,577 citations:

Hazard                2242
Non-Hazard        1160
DUI                      33
Drug Arrests         6
Felony Arrests      1
Public Drunk        2
Seat Belt               121
Child Restraint     12

Collisions             135
Alcohol Related    5
Injuries                  27
Fatal Collisions     4
Fatalities Wearing Seat Belts  4

MHP troopers will be out patrolling Mississippi's highways and interstates for the coming New Year's holiday.
Their message to everyone is "Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over".

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