SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The CHP is ramping up activity to keep drunk drivers off the road.

The maximum enforcement period is now in effect and runs until 11:59 p.m. Sunday. At least three people died in car crashes during the same period last year because of drunk driving.

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So far in this enforcement period, officers have arrested nearly 500 people.

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As always. they say the safest place to be is at home.

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