CARROLL COUNTY, Mo. – The traditional end of summer is upon us and that means travel for the holiday weekend. highway-patrolKMZU’s Mike Stone spoke with Sgt. Brent Bernhardt with the Mo. State Highway Patrol about the patrol’ s safety enforcement measures this weekend. Click to listen.

Sgt. Brent Bernhardt with the Mo. State Highway Patrol reminds drivers that troopers will be out in force this holiday weekend for Operation C. A.R.E., The Combined Accident Reduction Effort, because of last year’s staggering numbers.

Sgt. Bernhardt says these operations are not just for enforcement but to make travel and recreation safe for the holiday.

Motorist should remember they can also dial*55 in case of an emergency and to report unsafe drivers.