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UHP Ready for Extra Motorists Returning Home

UHP Ready for Extra Motorists Returning Home

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(KSL News) More than 300,000 Utahns traveled for the holiday.

The Utah Highway Patrol put extra troopers on the roads in anticipation of more accidents with the increased traffic flow.

UHP Ready for Extra Motorists Returning Home

There have been a few serious accidents, including the fatal crash in Orem. Even though crashes have been at a minimum, troopers say the rush home from vacation can still cause big problems. "When people get into a rush or become aggressive, it certainly affects the highway safety in a big way," said Sgt. Glen Porter of the Utah Highway Patrol.

Troopers also stressed seat belt safety this weekend with the nationwide "Click it or Ticket" campaign.

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