Friday, May 23, 2008

Press Release re: Riverside California Drunk Driving enforcement for Memorial Day Weekend

California drunk driving criminal defense lawyer newsflash

May 23, 2008 18:15 pm

The multi-agency Avoid the 30 California drunk driving / DUI Taskforce will be hosting Sobriety Checkpoints in Desert Hot Springs and Riverside-Rubidoux, targeting drivers who drink and drive during first holiday weekend of the summer. California drunk driving Officers will check all motorists for signs of intoxication and impaired drivers will be arrested reminding all – California DUI / Drunk Driving!

Over the Limit! Under Arrest! California drunk driving DUI related deaths and injuries rise during the summer season. Riverside County law enforcement officials will be out in force this Memorial Day weekend. In addition to the California drunk driving checkpoints, the California Highway Patrol is on maximum California drunk driving enforcement operations and local police will have additional California drunk driving enforcement operations in the cities of Riverside, Corona, Temecula, Hemet, Mt. San Jacinto, Banning, La Quinta and Coachella

Visit the following website: www.californiaavoid.org for all of the state California drunk driving DUI enforcement operations and visit www.avoidthe30.org for Riverside County Avoid the 30 information.

The “Avoid the 30” California drunk driving DUI Task Force is comprised of more than 30 local California drunk driving law enforcement agencies throughout Riverside County, allied together to combat California drunk driving - Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in ALL our cities and unincorporated areas. The California drunk driving program is called the Avoid program because motorists can “avoid” being arrested by not drinking and driving.

See Attached Schedule For California drunk driving Checkpoint Locations And Times

California drunk driving is one of America’s deadliest crimes. In 2006, nearly 16,000 people died in California drunk driving / DUIrelated collisions. In California, there were 1,597 deaths, 155 of those in Riverside County. Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Riverside County 2008 Memorial Day California drunk driving Enforcement Operation Schedule

Desert Hot Springs PD - Region 4 hosts California drunk driving DUI Checkpoint:
Friday, May 23, 2008 – 14500 block of Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs, 8 p.m. to 3 a.m.

CHP- Riverside – Region 2 hosts California drunk driving DUI Checkpoint:
Saturday, May 24, 2008 - Mission Blvd/Rubidoux, Riverside – 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.

May 23-26, 2008, Regions 1, 2, 3 & 5 will host California drunk driving Saturation Patrols
CHP is on Maximum Enforcement all weekend.

Region 1: San Jacinto
Friday, May 23, 2008 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Mt. San Jacinto College PD
Saturday, May 24, 2008 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Mt. San Jacinto College PD

Region 2:

Corona
Saturday, May 24, 2008 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. Corona PD

Riverside
Saturday, May 24, 2008 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Riverside PD
Monday, May 26, 2008, 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Riverside CHP

Region 3:

Banning
Friday, May 23, 2008 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Banning Police Dept

Hemet
Friday, May 23, 2008 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Hemet Police Dept

Region 5:

Coachella
Friday, May 23, 2008 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. Coachella Police Dept

La Quinta
Friday, May 23, 2008 8p.m. to 4 a.m. La Quinta Police Dept

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety,
through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.


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