The Marin County Avoid the 13 DUI task force made 24 arrests for drunk driving from May 24 to May 27, 2013. The holiday driving under the influence enforcement included one sobriety checkpoint, a DUI saturation patrol and routine police patrols focusing on impaired driving.
Overall officers arrested 12 more drivers for driving under the influence this Memorial Day Weekend than they did over the same holiday in 2012. The Avoid the 13 plans on conducting another DUI deterring effort throughout Marin County over the Fourth of July Holiday.
A conviction for a drunk driving offense in California can result in severe costs to the driver including fines, attorney fees, increased insurance costs and the mandatory attendance at a drunk driving program. Drivers in Marin County usually receive 3 years of informal probation on a first offense conviction.
If you are arrested for drunk driving, or if you get a traffic ticket in Novato, San Rafael, Sausalito, or anywhere in Marin County call an experienced aggressive traffic ticket and DUI defense attorney for help.
For more information about driving under the influence, traffic or criminal charges in Marin County, San Francisco and throughout the Bay Area, or for a free consultation, call attorney John Stanko at 415-755-8899, or toll free at 1-877-204-8900.