ASP, others set for I-40 Challenge

ASP, others set for I-40 Challenge

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - In time for Thanksgiving, law enforcement around the country are working to make sure people are safe while traveling this year.

The Arkansas State Police are reminding people that if you hit the roads either Wednesday or Thursday that they are taking part in the I-40 Challenge.

State troopers from California to North Carolina will create a chain of law enforcement every 20 miles on Interstate 40 as part of the challenge.

The challenge started Wednesday and will last through 11 p.m. Wednesday. From there, it is active Sunday from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

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