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The Los Angeles Police Department will be running three DUI and driver’s license checkpoints on Friday June 16, 2017, from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. on Saturday.  The drunk driving checkpoints will take place in Koreatown, Hollywood and Sherman Oaks.

In addition, the LAPD will be out in force conducting a DUI saturation patrol from 5 p.m. Thursday until 1 a.m. Friday.   Los Angeles Police officer have stated that they investigated over 2,400 driving under the influence-related accidents resulting in 21 fatalities and more than 1,000 injuries in 2016.

Police officers throughout California believe that DUI Checkpoints, along with high visibility DUI saturation patrols, are proven strategies for removing drunk drivers from our roads. In Marin County, the Marin Avoid the 13 multi agency DUI task force, and Police Departments throughout the San Francisco Bay Area hold DUI checkpoints and conduct roving patrols to deter DUI drivers and to keep unlicensed drivers off the streets.
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The Santa Rosa police department will be running a DUI checkpoint at an undisclosed location on Friday, June 16, 2017. The checkpoint will be conducted from 7:00 p.m. on Friday until 3:00 a.m. on Saturday.

Officers from the Santa Rosa police department aim to crack down on drunk driving, which they indicate has caused more than 500 accidents and almost 200 injuries in the last three years.  They state that DUI checkpoints reduce crashes involving impaired driving by almost twenty percent.

drinking and driving conviction for a first offense in Sonoma County, Marin, or elsewhere in the Bay Area can result in punishment including probation, fines, a DUI school and up to 6 months in jail under the California Vehicle Code. Drivers with multiple offenses for driving under the influence face even greater punishment. Whether arrested for DUI in Santa Rosa, Petaluma, Novato, or San Rafael, you need to call an experienced aggressive driving under the influence attorney for help.

The San Rafael police department conducted a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint on Friday, September 30, 2016.  The checkpoint ran from 6 p.m. to midnight at the intersection of Lincoln and Grand avenues.  Ask the conclusion one this drunk driving enforcement the police had cited only five unlicensed drivers and arrested on person for an outstanding warrant.   No DUI arrests were made.

The Marin County checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.

drinking and driving conviction for a first offense in Marin County or elsewhere in the San Francisco Bay Area can result in punishment including probation, fines, a DUI school and up to 6 months in jail under the California Vehicle Code. Drivers with multiple DUI offenses for driving under the influence face even greater punishment. Whether arrested for DUI in Dixon, Vacaville, Fairfield, Vallejo, or Benicia, you need to call an experienced aggressive driving under the influence attorney for help.

The San Rafael Police Department will be holding a Drunk Driving and driver’s license checkpoint tonight from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Grand Avenue.  Marin County police agencies believe that DUI checkpoints have a deterrent effect in reducing the number of propel killed or injured in alcohol or drug involved accidents.

Tonights Drunk Diving checkpoint and all checkpoints are conducted at locations chosen based on collision statistics and the frequency of driving under the influence arrests.  San Rafael Police Officers state that such locations afford then the best opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence.

Police departments throughout California believe that DUI Checkpoints, along with regularly scheduled high visibility DUI enforcement, are proven strategies with the goal of removing drunk drivers from our highways. In Marin County, the Marin Avoid the 13 multi agency DUI task force, and Police Departments throughout the San Francisco Bay Area hold DUI checkpoints and conduct roving patrols to deter DUI drivers and to keep unlicensed drivers off the streets.

Marin County drivers arrest tonight for driving while impaired face possible jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, and additional expenses that can sometimes exceed $10,000.
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On August 20, 2016, City of Vallejo Police Officers conducted a six-hour long DUI and driver’s license checkpoint.  The checkpoint was held at the intersection of Sonoma Boulevard and Solano Avenue.  At the conclusion of the California Office of Traffic Safety funded drunk driving enforcement the Vallejo Police Department had arrested three drivers for suspicion of drunk driving.

The Vallejo Police Officers also reported that fifteen vehicles were impounded after drivers were found to have been driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license.  Driving with a suspended license can result in probation, fines and possible jail time depending on why the persons license is suspended and whether he or she can clear the suspension and obtain a clear license.  A DUI and driver’s license suspension attorney can often get suspended license charges reduced if the driver can get their license.

drinking and driving conviction for a first offense in Solano County, Napa, or elsewhere in the Bay Area can result in punishment including probation, fines, a DUI school and up to 6 months in jail under the California Vehicle Code. Drivers with multiple offenses for driving under the influence face even greater punishment. Whether arrested for DUI in Vallejo, Benicia, Fairfield, American Canyon, Napa, or San Rafael, you need to call an experienced aggressive driving under the influence attorney for help.

On August 19, 2016 the Marin County multi police agency, Avoid the 13, DUI Task Force kicked off their participation in the Nationwide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign with a checkpoint in the city of Sausalito.  Marin County law enforcement also held another checkpoint on August 27, 2016, in San Anselmo.

During the national DUI campaign, which concludes on the September 5, 2016 Labor Day Holiday, Marin County police officers will be conducing roving saturation patrols looking for drunk and impaired drivers.   In addition, Police, Sheriff, and the California Highway Patrol’s routine patrols will be extra vigilant looking for so called objective signs of impaired drivers.  Police officers routinely testify in court that bad driving such as weaving, swerving, not using turn signals or driving without headlights during darkness can be signs that a driver may be DUI.

The Avoid the 13 DUI Coalition aims to remind all Marin County drivers to plan ahead and designate a sober driver or arrange a sober ride home by calling an Uber, or a Lyft.

On Friday, May 27, 2016, the Avoid the Marin 13, Marin County’s multi agency DUI task force conducted a drunk driving checkpoint in Novato.  The checkpoint ran from 6:00 p.m. to midnight and resulted in two drunk driving arrests.  One other driver was arrested for possession narcotics and twenty two other drivers were issued citations for diving on a suspended license and/or various other traffic ticket moving violations.

drinking and driving conviction for a first offense in Marin County or elsewhere in the Bay Area can result in punishment including probation, fines, a DUI school and up to 6 months in jail under the California Vehicle Code. Drivers with multiple offenses for driving under the influence face even greater punishment. Whether arrested for DUI in Novato, Mill Valley, Fairfax, or San Rafael, you need to call an experienced aggressive driving under the influence attorney for help.

For more information about driving under the influence charges, suspended license charges and traffic tickets in San Rafael, Marin County and throughout the greater Bay Area, or for a free consultation, call Marin County DUI attorney John Stanko at 415-755-8899, or toll free at 1-877-204-8900.

 

The Marin County DUI task force, Avoid the 13, will be holding a Drunk Driving and driver’s license checkpoint and conducing DUI saturation patrols throughout the county this Memorial Day weekend.  Marin County police officers will be targeting drunk or drugged drivers over the Holiday.

The DUI Task Force will conduct a checkpoint on Friday, May 27, 2016, in Novato and will send out roving saturation patrols throughout Marin County from Friday, May 27, 2016, through Monday, May 30th.  Also, the California Highway Patrol will be deploying all available officers over the Memorial Day Holiday as part of their Maximum Enforcement Period.

Police departments throughout California believe that DUI Checkpoints, along with regularly scheduled high visibility DUI enforcement, are proven strategies with the goal of removing drunk drivers from our highways. In Marin County, the Marin Avoid the 13 multi agency DUI task force, and Police Departments throughout the San Francisco Bay Area hold DUI checkpoints and conduct roving patrols to deter DUI drivers and to keep unlicensed drivers off the streets.
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San Rafael Police officers along with officers from the Marin AVOID the 13 DUI task force held two DUI and driver’s license checkpoints on Friday night February 5, 2016.  Both of those checkpoints resulted in a total of two driver’s being arrested for suspicion of drunk driving.

drinking and driving conviction for a first offense in Marin County can result in punishment including 3 to 5 years of probation, fines, mandatory attendance at a DUI school and up to 6 months in jail under the California Vehicle Code. Marin County drivers with multiple offenses for drunk driving face even greater punishment.  Whether arrested for DUI in Fairfax, Mill Valley, San Rafael, or Novato, you need to call an experienced aggressive driving under the influence attorney for help.

For more information about driving under the influence charges, suspended license charges and traffic tickets in San Rafael, Marin County and throughout the greater Bay Area, or for a free consultation, call Marin County DUI attorney John Stanko at 415-755-8899, or toll free at 1-877-204-8900.

The Avoid the 13 Marin County DUI Task Force will be running a drunk driving checkpoint tonight, February 5, 2016, in San Rafael.  In addition, the multi agency task force will deploy DUI Saturations Patrols throughout Marin County on both Saturday and Sunday.

The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event and Super Bowl 50, is on Sunday, February 7, 2016, in Santa Clara.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, NHTSA, encourages people to make plans ahead of time that will prevent them from getting behind the wheel of a vehicle after drinking.   Drunk Driving result in injury or death or injury if the driver is involved in an accident.

Police departments throughout California believe that DUI Checkpoints, along with regularly scheduled high visibility DUI enforcement, are proven strategies with the goal of removing drunk drivers from our highways. In Marin County, the Marin Avoid the 13 multi agency DUI task force, and Police Departments throughout the San Francisco Bay Area hold DUI checkpoints and conduct roving patrols to deter DUI drivers and to keep unlicensed drivers off the streets.
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