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NHP keeps watchful eye on the Fourth of July

The Nevada Highway Patrol will be increasing staffing levels on July 4th holiday with a larger contingency of troopers planned during the July 4th timeframe. A portion of the additional staffing costs are being offset by a federally funded “Joining Forces” grant secured by the Nevada Office of Traffic Safety. Additional troopers will be assigned to saturate various highways in Northern Nevada looking for drivers who commit hazardous moving violations, speeding, and use of cell phones as well as identifying impaired drivers. To add awareness and education to this effort, the NHP is planning and announcing a DUI checkpoint in …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jul 2, 2013 06:59PM Published Jul 2, 2013 06:59PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.