MHP New Year’s Holiday Enforcement Period Updates


The Mississippi Highway Patrol concluded its New Year’s holiday enforcement period which began Tuesday, December 31, at 12:01 a.m. and ended Wednesday, January 1 at midnight.

MHP issued 3526 citations with 79 DUI arrests.

During the two day period, MHP investigated 81 motor vehicle crashes that included 23 injuries and 3 fatalities on state, federal highways, and interstates systems.