Thursday, May 22, 2008

California DUI checkpoint this weekend

California DUI lawyers

College Grads Around The State Are Heading Home,
Protect Their Future Every Celebration Must Have A Designated Driver

May 22, 2008

WHAT: The Avoid the Ten DUI Taskforce along with Laguna Hills Police Services will be hosting
a Sobriety Checkpoint in Laguna Hills targeting drivers who drink and drive during first
holiday weekend of the summer. Officers will check all motorists for signs of intoxication
and impaired drivers will be arrested reminding all – Drunk Driving! Over the Limit!
Under Arrest! The summer season sees a rise in deaths and injuries and Orange County
law enforcement officials will be out in force this Memorial Day weekend. In addition to
this checkpoint police will have additional enforcement operations in the several other
Orange County cities.

Visit the following website www.californiaavoid.org for all of the regions DUI
enforcement operations.

The Avoid the Ten DUI Task Force is composed of Orange County Sheriff Deputies that
are allied together to combat Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in the ten South Orange
County Sheriff contract cities. The program is called the Avoid program because motorists
can “avoid” being arrested by not drinking and driving.
WHEN: Friday May 23, 2008
WHERE: Laguna Hills
WHY: Drunk Driving is one of America’s deadliest crimes. Nationally nearly 16,000 died in 2006
and last year California saw over a thousand people killed in crashes involving a drunk
driver. (These are provisional stats)

CONTACT: Media Relations (714) 647-7042
Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through
the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

SHERIFF-CORONER DEPARTMENT
COUNTY OF ORANGE
CALIFORNIA
550 NORTH FLOWER STREET – P.O. BOX 449
SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA 92702-0449
(714) 647-7042

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