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Federal Grant to Help CHP Curb Impaired Driving

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) today announced receiving a federal “Reducing Impaired Driving” grant, which will fund 150 sobriety checkpoints, 75 DUI task force operations, proactive DUI enforcement patrols through September 30, 2015, and at least 100 safety presentations.

“Preventing alcohol-related tragedies remains a top priority for the CHP and all of our traffic safety partners,” said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow. “The deaths and injuries associated with driving under the influence are 100 percent preventable and we remain steadfast in our mission.”

More than 1,000 people are killed every year in California in alcohol-involved collisions. Those deaths are in addition to the more than 23,000 others who suffered injuries in an alcohol-related collision. Through this new federal grant, the CHP will continue working to save lives by encouraging motorists to make safe, responsible decisions.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The mission of the CHP is to provide the highest level of Safety, Service, and Security to the people of California.

Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
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Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2017. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.

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