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Memorial Day Weekend Avoid Campaign Final Report
updated: May 30, 2014, 2:00 PM

Source: SB Sheriff's Office

The Memorial Day Weekend Anti-DUI crackdown resulted in 26 drivers arrested for DUI, down from 38 last year. Law Enforcement conducted local routine traffic enforcement, special Avoid the 12 DUI task force deployments and DUI checkpoints throughout the County. There were no DUI fatalities this year over the weekend, just as last year.

Even though the Memorial Day Weekend was interrupted with the tragic events in Isla Vista, we need to still remind ourselves and others to not drive while impaired, whether by alcohol or drugs.

Police, Sheriff and CHP encourage all motorists to watch for and report any driver's believed to be driving while under the influence of alcohol/drugs. Our goal is to make the roads safer for you, your family and friends: Report Drunk Drivers - Call 911.

"Avoid" programs, named for the number of police agencies in each county, also will concentrate crackdowns on the Independence Day holiday period as well as the 18-day August/Labor Day period. In recognition that summer season is among the deadliest time of the year, law enforcement agencies throughout the county will be making every effort to arrest impaired drivers before another life is lost.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

 

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