Shift changes will put more cars on the streets, good for commuters.
Drivers in the Santa Clarita Valley area will have an added
measure of protection – as well as more oversight in the violations department –
now that the Newhall office of the California Highway Patrol has gone to 12-12
Starting today, officers will be working 12 hour shifts, instead
of the traditional 8 ½ hours, adding overlap times when eyes on the road are
most critically needed.