‘Tis the Season. Police will conduct another holiday sobriety checkpoint starting at 8 p.m. on Saturday December, 26 until 3 a.m. Sunday December 27, at a major, unannounced thoroughfare.
Motorists passing through the checkpoint will also receive safe driving literature donated by Mothers Against Drunk Drivers.
The local checkpoint is one of 300 DUI checkpoints planned by law enforcement agencies throughout the state as part of an 18-day “Holiday DUI Crackdown Campaign” funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
OTS spokesmen said 11,773 people died across the nation in 2008 highway crashes involving a driver or motorcycle rider with a blood alcohol level of .08 or higher. In California, 1,029 died on state and local roads driving with a .08 blood alcohol level or higher, with another 28,457 injured in alcohol-involved collisions.
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