Saturday, October 25, 2008

Saturday Night's alright for California DUI checkpoints

California DUI criminal defense lawyers at and share more news that folks should know.

CHP and Sonora Police Department will conduct a DUI Checkpoint within the city limits of Sonora Saturday night.

“All too often, members of our community are senselessly injured or killed on local roadways by intoxicated or unlicensed drivers,” says Lt. Mike Ayala, Sonora Area CHP Commander.

The checkpoint will be operational between 7pm-2am at an undisclosed location. Traffic permitting, all vehicles will be stopped and drivers will be checked for DUI or unlicensed driving.

DUI CHECKPOINT IN LIVERMORE: The Livermore Police department will hold a DUI and driver's license checkpoint Saturday night in an undisclosed location in the city.

Police hope having a checkpoint will remind drivers about the dangers of impaired driving and encourage them to designate a sober driver.

Depending on traffic volume and weather, all vehicles may be checked, and drivers who are suspected of being under the influence of drugs or alcohol will be arrested.Funding for the checkpoint is through a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.