A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper pulls over a speeding motorist in 2021 (photo courtesy of Missouri State Highway Patrol headquarters)

Every available Missouri state trooper is on the road on Thanksgiving Wednesday

A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper pulls over a speeding motorist in 2021 (photo courtesy of Missouri State Highway Patrol headquarters)

You’ll notice additional Missouri state troopers on the highways today and throughout the Thanksgiving weekend, enforcing traffic laws and assisting drivers with vehicle issues.

The state Highway Patrol’s Thanksgiving holiday fatality counting period begins tonight at 6 and ends at 11:59 Sunday night.

12 people died in Missouri from traffic crashes during the 2020 Thanksgiving holiday counting period.

State troopers encourage anyone who witnesses criminal activity or experiences an emergency to call the Patrol’s emergency report line. That number is 1-800-525-5555.

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