7 San Diego DUI arrests from 2 checkpoints in Encinitas & Vista, say California DUI attorneys

7 San Diego DUI arrests from 2 checkpoints in Encinitas & Vista, say California DUI attorneys

San Diego DUI lawyers keep motorists alert to the locations of these California drunk driving roadblocks.  This weekend was no exception, emphasize San Diego California DUI attorneys.

Encinitas Sheriff’s Station conducted a  San Diego California DUI checkpoint as part of the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.

This San Diego California DUI checkpoint was held in the 1800 block of South Coast HWY 101 in Encinitas on Saturday, December 14, 2013 through Sunday, December 15 from 7:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

San Diego County Sheriff’s Deputies also conducted a  San Diego California DUI checkpoint on Friday, December 13, 2013, from 7:30 pm until 2:00 am. This second  San Diego California DUI checkpoint was conducted in the 900 block of Sycamore Avenue, in the city of Vista. Funding for the grant was provided by the California Office of Traffic Safety.

The following are the results of the Vista  San Diego California DUI roadblock:

VEHICLES CONTACTED: 656
VEHICLES THROUGH WITHOUT CONTACT: 464
TOTAL VEHICLES THROUGH: 1,120
VEHICLES SENT TO SECONDARY: 38
FST GIVEN: 7
DUI ARREST TOTAL: 3
OTHER ARRESTS TOTAL: 1
VEHICLES STORED: 18
CITATIONS ISSUED: 33
SUSPENDED LICENSE CITATIONS: 9
UNLICENSED DRIVER CITATIONS: 14

A total of 428 vehicles passed through the Encinitas San Diego California DUI checkpoint. 23 vehicles were directed to the secondary screening area for further investigation.

4 arrests were made for  San Diego California DUI. Field sobriety tests conducted on 3 additional drivers suspected of driving under the influence showed, although the drivers had been drinking, they were under the legal limit of .08% blood alcohol content.

The purpose of these San Diego California DUI checkpoints is allegedly to remove impaired and/or unlicensed drivers from the roadway, public education, and deterrence to increase the safety of all drivers.

Money for the  San Diego California DUI operations was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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