LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The California Highway Patrol today reported no traffic
deaths on Los Angeles County highways during the first 30 hours of this year’s
The reporting period began at 6:01 p.m. Tuesday and ended at 12:59 p.m.
Wednesday, according to a department statement.
During that same reporting period last year, there were three traffic-
related deaths on Los Angeles County highways, according to the department
statement. Statewide, this year, three traffic-related deaths, down from last
year’s total of nine.
In Los Angeles County, CHP officers arrested 34 motorists on suspicion of
driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, down from last year’s total of
91. Statewide, there were 115 DUI arrests, down from last year’s total of 337.