CHP

Deadly chase started in Auburn

A pursuit that began in Auburn ended Wednesday with a violent car crash that killed two people near the Antelope area of Sacramento. Lt. Victor Pecoraro of the Auburn Police Depar ...

Hung-over driving just as dangerous as drunken driving

Wednesday marks the beginning of a new year and, for some Placer County residents, the start of an overly celebratory hangover. Two recent European studies show that hung-over dri ...

For tipsy New Year’s revelers, a lifeline

Ringing in the new year usually involves the celebratory consumption of alcoholic beverages, but thanks to a program coordinated by AAA Northern California, inebriated Placer Count ...

Fans don’t let fans drive drunk

The Super Bowl is one of America’s most-anticipated and watched sporting events of the year, an opportunity for family, friends, and fans to gather together and root for thei ...

CHP commemorates National AMBER Alert Awareness Day

California joins together with other states from across the country in recognition of National AMBER Alert Awareness Day on Sunday, Jan. 13. The occasion is a time to acknowledge t ...

CHP encourages teens to ‘Start Smart,’ stay safe

Traffic collisions are the leading cause of death of teenagers across the United States and in California, according to the California Highway Patrol. Each year, thousands of youn ...

CHP readies for annual holiday enforcement effort

With holiday celebrations in full swing, the California Highway Patrol is preparing for increased enforcement throughout the heavy travel period to help ensure safety on the road. ...

Federal grant supports CHP efforts to curb impaired driving

Nearly 1,000 lives are cut short in California every year at the hands of an impaired driver. In an effort to save lives and reduce the number of people who suffer injuries in alco ...

CHP serves up maximum enforcement for Thanksgiving

For many, Thanksgiving is a time for getting together with friends and loved ones to give thanks. Knowing that the holidays can make for busy conditions on the roadways, the Califo ...

CHP to accept new officer applications

  The California Highway Patrol has announced that it will accept applications in January from individuals interested in a career as a CHP officer. “This is an opportu ...