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Troopers set to begin Labor Day enforcement period

Troopers are preparing to be out in full force for the Labor Day holiday period.

Posted: Aug. 29, 2018 10:56 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Troopers are preparing to be out in full force for the Labor Day holiday period.

The 2018 Labor Day Travel Enforcement Period begins on Friday, August 31 at 12:01 a.m.

It will end on Monday, September 3 at midnight.

Troopers will utilize safety checkpoints.

Captain Johnny Poulos with the Mississippi Highway Patrol says troopers investigated 124 crashes and 3 traffic deaths during the 2017 Labor Day period.

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