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Over 300 Drunken Drivers Arrested on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day: CHP

At least three people were also killed in drunken driving crashes during that same time period

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More than 300 drunken drivers were arrested statewide on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, according to data released by the California Highway Patrol.

The CHP said that officers averaged a DUI arrest every five minutes, for a total of 318 arrests statewide during a 30-hour period. At least three people were also killed in drunken driving crashes during that same time period.

The Maximum Enforcement Period continues through 11:59 p.m. Sunday.

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