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Infographic with stats from UHP's Memorial Day weekend enforcement: Stops 5762 Speed 3602 Seatbelts 1340 Dui 59 Crashes 164 Fatales 2

Many Travelers and Major Delays

Hitting the road this holiday weekend? You won’t be alone – AAA estimates that nearly 42 million Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend.

Our friends at UDOT are expecting major delays on Utah’s highways this weekend.

We’ll be out on the roads with everyone but our goal isn’t fun in the sun – it’s to help make sure everyone gets where they’re going safely.

Over 250 Extra Shifts

Troopers throughout the state will be working overtime shifts from Friday, May 25th through Monday, May 28th.

Troopers will work 193 day time over time shifts focused on speed, seat belts, distracted and aggressive driving.

Troopers will work 74 overtime shifts at night focused on DUI

DUI Blitz Friday Night

On Friday night, troopers in Salt Lake County will hold a DUI blitz, saturating the roads to look for and remove impaired drivers.

If your weekend plans include drinking, make sure they also include plans for a safe and sober ride home.

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Click it or Ticket

The Click It or Ticket campaign continues through June 3rd. This one involves law enforcement agencies throughout Utah. Make sure everyone one in your vehicle is buckled up!

How You Can Get Home Safely

The following are some tips to help make sure you and your family get home safely this holiday weekend.

Buckle up during Utah's 100 deadliest days

Seat belts save lives. Whether you’re heading across the state or just around the corner, buckle up, every trip, every time.

Drive sober during Utah's 100 deadliest days

DUI doesn’t just mean alcohol – prescription and illegal drugs can impair your ability to drive safely. If you plan on drinking, plan on not driving.

Phones down during Utah's 100 deadliest days

When you’re driving, focus on driving.

Don't speed during Utah's 100 deadliest days

Speeding is more than just breaking the law. Speeding endangers not only the life of the speeder, but all of the people on the road around them.

Stay alert during Utah's 100 deadliest days

Never drive drowsy.  If you find yourself tired behind the wheel, pull over to a safe place and rest or switch drivers.

Silhouettes of motorcycles with the message Look twice for motorcycles

Riding season is in full swing. Look twice for our two-wheeled friends, especially when you’re turning.

If you ride, make sure you wear the right protective gear and are constantly searching, evaluating and executing your safe riding strategies.

If you see us or any other emergency vehicles on the shoulder, SLOW DOWN and MOVE OVER.

It’s the law and it could save a life.

Move over for emergency vehicles

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