Saturday, November 24, 2007

Holiday weekend stats & update - California DUI lawyers

California Criminal Defense Attorneys - california DUI criminal defense lawyers

Hundreds of California Highway Patrol officers are patrolling state roads and highways over the long Thanksgiving weekend looking for California DUI, California Drunk Driving, impaired and dangerous drivers.

Extra California DUI / Drunk Driving officers began patrolling at 6 p.m. Wednesday and will continue looking for California DUI, Drunk Driving, unsafe drivers and drunken drivers through Sunday as part of the weekend's Maximum Enforcement Period.

AAA Auto Club predicted 31.2 million Americans hit the roads to make Thanksgiving treks of 50 miles or more during the holiday period – a 2 percent increase from last year.

CHP officers arrested 1,670 people over the 2006 Thanksgiving holiday for California DUI / Drunk Driving - driving under the influence – a 10 percent jump from 2005 figures. Drivers are being urged to call 911 to report California DUI or Drunk Driving drivers.