285 people were arrested for California DUI by CHP throughout the state- up from 221 last year, California DUI attorneys report. 15 fatalities were reported across all law enforcement agencies - three times as many as last Christmas, according to the DUI report. 2 peopled died in San Diego, say California DUI lawyers.
CHP said 12 of the 15 deaths happened within their jurisdiction, which is freeways and all roads in unincorporated areas. One of those deaths was a pedestrian; the other 11 were in vehicles. Seven were not wearing seat belts.