Sunday, November 25, 2007

1500 California DUI arrests by CHP over Thanksgiving holiday

California DUI lawyers update

California Highway Patrol officers have arrested more than 200 people for California Drunk Driving so far during their maximum enforcement period for Thanksgiving weekend that began Wednesday.

As of 6 a.m. today, officers in the CHP's 12 Bay Area offices had arrested 207 suspected California DUI drivers, compared with 217 California DUI drivers for the same period last year.

Statewide, 30 people have died in accidents in CHP and police jurisdictions, compared with 35 by this time last year.

CHP officers have arrested 1,497 suspected California DUI drivers statewide so far, compared with 1,542 California DUI drivers last year.