REPORT: Miss. Highway Patrol has written 2,887 tickets during Thanksgiving weekend

State troopers have written 2,887 tickets during the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol’s annual holiday enforcement campaign for the Thanksgiving weekend, the Jackson Clarion-Ledger newspaper reports.

From 6 p.m. Wednesday through midnight Thursday, MHP reported no fatal car accidents. Troopers made 40 DUI citations, 67 seatbelt citations and 29 child restraint citations.

The holiday safety enforcement period ends at midnight Sunday.

Clarion Ledger