Friday, February 15, 2008

Newport Beach police will set up a sobriety DUI checkpoint

California dui lawyer news

Newport Beach DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI police will set up a DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI sobriety checkpoint Friday night near where drivers leave the peninsula, DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI police officials said.

From 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. on northbound Newport Boulevard and Finley Avenue, DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI officers will screen select drivers for DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI sobriety and pass out brochures on the dangers of DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI - driving under the influence.

DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI Police said they chose the base of the peninsula because of its close proximity to bars and restaurants. DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI Checkpoints tend to reduce the number of DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI inebriated drivers on the road but do not necessarily increase DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI arrests, DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI officials said. DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI Checkpoints are deterrents and ensure public safety by reducing the amount of DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI drunk drivers on the road, DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI police said.

DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI Police also conduct DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI saturation patrols, where DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI officers target drivers appearing to be DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI - driving under the influence.