Missouri Highway Patrol troopers plan an increased presence on Missouri Highways during Thanksgiving week.

Troop B Captain James Wilt says troopers will participate in a Combined Accident Reduction Effort and a 20 mile trooper program. The increased enforcement picks up next Wednesday and continues through Sunday November 30th.

KHMO's Bill Shuler talked with Sergeant Brent Bernhardt of the Missouri Highway Patrol about their plans for extra patrols during the Thanksgiving holiday travel period.