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Troopers to increase patrol on Super Bowl Sunday

With Super Bowl Sunday a few days away, the Mississippi Highway Patrol will increase patrols to remove impaired motorists from roadways.

Posted: Feb. 1, 2018 10:21 AM
Updated: Feb. 1, 2018 10:21 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - With Super Bowl Sunday a few days away, the Mississippi Highway Patrol will increase patrols to remove impaired motorists from roadways.

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Operation Crash Awareness and Reduction will begin Sunday at noon and end at midnight.

MHP says all available troopers will be assigned to saturation patrols. Safety checkpoints will also be established.

According to MHP, statistics show impaired driving crashes spike on Super Bowl Sunday when motorists are traveling to and from game festitivies.

Troopers advise motoritsts to make responsible decisions.

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