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Mississippi Highway Patrol Memorial Day Travel Period

Leaders with the Mississippi Highway Patrol (MHP) announced the 2023 Memorial Day Holiday Travel Period will begin on Friday, May 26.

The enforcement period began today at 6:00 a.m. and conclude on Tuesday, May 30 at midnight.

Earlier this morning we talked with Corporal Craig James about some of the things MHP will be doing this weekend

During the 2022 Memorial Day Holiday Travel Enforcement Period, MHP investigated 125 crashes with four fatalities and made 375 DUI arrests on state and federal highway systems. MHP also issued 1,615 citations for occupant restraint violations during that enforcement period.

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