CHP officers made 491 arrests for suspected drunk driving during the agency's maximum enforcement period, which began 6 p.m. Tuesday and ended just before midnight Thursday.
CHP officers made 491 arrests for DUI during the New Year's Day Maximum Enforcement Period. That is the equivalent of removing an impaired driver from the road nearly every four minutes over the course of the 30-hour holiday enforcement effort. #DriveSober— CHP Headquarters (@CHP_HQ) January 2, 2020
That's the equivalent of taking an impaired driver off the road nearly every four minutes over the 30-hour enforcement period, according to the CHP.
Car crashes on New Year's Day in SoCal are nearly twice as likely to be fatal, CHP data shows