ROLLA, Missouri- Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer Troop I, Rolla, announces that Troop I will be participating in enforcement operations throughout the Thanksgiving Day weekend. The objective of these operations is to promote safety and reduce traffic crashes. Throughout the holiday weekend, troopers within Troop I and throughout the state will be participating in Operation C.A.R.E. (Crash Awareness & Reduction Effort).

In addition to Operation C.A.R.E., Troop I will also participate in a special enforcement operation during the peak travel periods on Wednesday, November 22, and Sunday, November 26. During this operation, Troop I troopers will be assigned to 20-mile stretches of Interstate 44 to maximize visibility.

Enforcement efforts on secondary roads within Troop I will be conducted during the same timeframe. Over the entire holiday weekend, troopers will be targeting all traffic violations and will be especially vigilant to excessive speed, careless and imprudent driving, and aggressive driving violations. Troopers will also be available to help motorists in need of assistance.