Extra Troopers Out for the Holiday

State troopers are putting in extra hours this holiday weekend. 

From now through Sunday officers will be stationed every ten miles along I-40 throughout eight states including Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma.

The program called operation "C.A.R.E", or "Combined Accident Reduction Effort" is designed to reduce wrecks along the interstate.

DPS says it focus on speed and alcohol related violations.