Memorial Day weekend News

Driving Hasn’t Found Its New Normal Yet

Memorial Day weekend, the typical start of the U.S. summer driving season, has come and gone. Data on just how much driving Americans did is trickling in, and it’s a bit noisy. Apple mobility trends show searches for directions down …

Storm Bonnie Could Dampen Holiday Cookouts Off Southern Coast of U.S.

A storm that would be named Bonnie threatens holiday cookouts and celebrations along the U.S. coast from North Carolina to Georgia over the Memorial Day weekend. If the low-pressure system now northeast of the Bahamas develops, it will become the …

Nearly 560 DUI Arrests in Arizona During Holiday

Authorities say nearly 560 people around Arizona were arrested on suspicion of drunken driving over the long Memorial Day holiday weekend. According to a report by the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, officers and deputies made more than 13,000 …

Texas DPS Adds Patrols for Memorial Day Weekend

More Texas troopers will be on patrol over the Memorial Day weekend watching for speeders, drunken drivers and travelers not wearing seatbelts. The Department of Public Safety says increased holiday patrols will begin Friday and run through the Monday holiday. …

Michigan Kicking Off Seatbelt Enforcement Campaign

Authorities are kicking off a seatbelt enforcement campaign across Michigan that includes Memorial Day weekend. The “Click It or Ticket” campaign begins Monday and runs through June 3. Officers will use daytime safety belt enforcement zones and nighttime patrols. An …