San Diego was bombarded by California DUI checkpoints all weekend from Escondido to Encinitas, criminal defense attorneys report.
A San Diego California DUI checkpoint was held in the 1800 block of Olivenhain Road in Encinitas on Saturday, September 7, 2013 to Sunday, September 8 8:00 p.m.-1:30 a.m, San Diego DUI lawyers are told.
In this Encinitas San Diego California DUI checkpoint, over sixteen hundred vehicles were trapped by this drunk driving roadblock, San Diego California DUI attorneys report.
Over 50 vehicles went to the San Diego California DUI checkpoint’s secondary screening area for further drunk driving questioning & investigation.
2 San Diego California DUI arrests plus field sobriety tests conducted on three 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.
21 drivers were cited. 11 citations were for unlicensed drivers; 1 for driving on a suspended driver license; and 4 juvenile drivers were cited for probationary driver license violations, say San Diego California DUI attorneys.
In all, 7 vehicles were impounded during the San Diego California DUI checkpoint.
The purpose of the San Diego California DUI checkpoint was to remove impaired and/or unlicensed drivers from the roadway, public education, and deterrence to increase the safety of all drivers. Funding for this San Diego California DUI checkpoint operation was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, lawyers are told.