Sunday, May 25, 2008

California Drunk Driving Checkpoint results

California Drunk Driving Criminal Defense Attorney Checkpoint update

Did YOU “AVOID” THE 25 ?

Saturday Night California Drunk Driving Checkpoint Statistics /
Friday Night California Drunk Driving Checkpoint Statistics

682 Vehicles Screened /572 Vehicles Screens
8 DUI arrests /9 DUI Arrests
174 Citations issued /206 Citations Issued
21 vehicles impounded for 30 days for driving without a license/12 Impounded Vehicles

The Avoid the 25 DUI Task Force from the Victorville Station conducted the second California Drunk Driving Sobriety Checkpoint of the holiday weekend on Saturday night. This California Drunk Driving checkpoint was one of many that are being conducted throughout San Bernardino County during the Memorial Day Holiday weekend. The location of Saturday night’s California Drunk Driving checkpoint was on Green Tree Blvd. near 7th Street, in the City of Victorville. The goal of the California Drunk Driving Sobriety Checkpoint team was to educate the public about the dangers of driving while impaired or California Drunk Driving .

A total of 1254 vehicles drove through both weekend California Drunk Driving checkpoints and 443 were stopped for various violations with 380 issued citations. A total of 17 drivers were arrested for California Drunk Driving - Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and 34 vehicles were impounded for drivers driving without a valid driver’s license or other violations and a total of 33 citations were issued for driving on a suspended license and 114 were issued citations for not having valid car insurance.

Both holiday weekend California Drunk Driving checkpoints received the praise of citizens driving through the California Drunk Driving checkpoints, repeatedly thanking deputies for working at making the streets a safer place to drive. Many of the vehicles traveling through the California Drunk Driving checkpoints were found to have a designated driver indicating the educational message is being received and helping to prevent tragedies from occurring to innocent victims.

The AVOID task force consists of a California Drunk Driving coalition of 25 agencies in the County of San Bernardino, including CHP and the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC). The AVOID the 25 coalitions is funded through a California Drunk Driving grant awarded to the City of Victorville from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), through the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency.

The total Avoid the 25 California Drunk Driving task force results throughout the County are reported on the CaliforniaAvoid.org web site.

AVOID THE 25 SOBRIETY CHECKPOINT RESULTS –5/25/2008 SanDiegoDrunkDrivingAttorney.net