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Police in New England Discussing Holiday Traffic Watch Plans

DOVER, N.H. (AP) _ The New Hampshire State Police and the Marine Patrol, along with the Massachusetts and Maine State Police, are stepping up their patrols this holiday weekend.

They're holding a news conference at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hilton Park in Dover to discuss their plans.

The traffic watch will include high visibility patrols on Interstate 93 from Interstate 495 in Massachusetts to the Hooksett Tolls in New Hampshire, and Interstate 95 from Danvers, Massachusetts, to the Maine border.

The effort will be on looking for aggressive and Impaired drivers and reducing speeds and other moving violations, both on roadways and waterways.