Nevada authorities are teaming up with the CHP on I-15 patrols for the Memorial Day weekend

Las Vegas, Nev. (FOX5) – Nevada authorities will team up with the California Highway Patrol to target the busy Interstate 15 corridor during the busy Memorial Day holiday.

According to a news report, Nevada State Police say they estimate an average of 45,000 vehicles enter the Silver State on the IR15 corridor from Los Angeles each day, which they say averages more than 16 million vehicles. year

Nevada State Police say Memorial Day Weekend is one of the busiest tourist weekends of the year.

Local agencies will team up with the California Highway Patrol to focus enforcement efforts near the area of ​​Primm and St. Rose Parkway, according to the release.

Nevada State Police say the area from Primm to St. Rose Parkway has been designated a “Zero Tolerance” zone and “even the most minor traffic violations will be enforced during this busy holiday weekend.”

In a release, the Nevada State Police noted that this stretch of Interstate 15 was once considered one of the deadliest stretches of highway in the country.

Authorities note that agencies target speeders, “shoulder runners,” law breakers, distracted driving violations and seat belt violations. However, they say that regardless of severity, all traffic violations will be enforced.

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