San Diego DUI criminal defense attorneys & San Diego drunk driving criminal lawyers remind that 12 people were killed in alcohol-related crashes during Super Bowl Sunday last year. That was about three times the state’s daily average, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Another 167 people were injured in alcohol-related wrecks that day.
With stepped-up enforcement, the CHP is hoping to slash those numbers this Super Bowl Sunday.
“We’re not discouraging the celebration,” said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow, in a press release. “We’re asking fans to make the right call, so they won’t find themselves benched in a jail cell.”
The CHP, along with local police and sheriff’s stations, will be deploying DUI patrols as part of a campaign to lower alcohol-related deaths and injuries.
CHP officers across California arrested 403 drivers for driving under the influence last Super Bowl Sunday.
The agency is asking the public to call 911 to report suspected drunken drivers this Sunday. Callers should be prepared to give a description of the vehicle, its location and direction of travel.
The California Highway Patrol is urging Super Bowl celebrants to include a designated non-drinking driver in their Super Bowl Sunday plans.
Last year on Super Bowl Sunday,
12 people were killed in alcohol-involved collisions — three times the daily average in California, CHP officials note.
These deaths were in addition to the 167 people injured in alcohol-related crashes throughout the state.
“We’re not discouraging the celebration,” said CHP Commissioner Joe
Farrow. “We’re asking fans to make the right call, so they won’t find themselves benched in a jail cell.”
CHP officers statewide arrested
403 motorists for driving under the influence (DUI) on Super Bowl Sunday last year, agency officials said.
This year the CHP, along with police and sheriff’s departments, will deploy special DUI patrols through the statewide Avoid Campaign to lower alcohol-involved deaths and injuries.
Law enforcement invites the public to help by calling 911 to report a suspected drunken driver. Callers should be prepared to provide dispatchers with a description of the vehicle, its location and direction of travel.
In addition to designating a driver, the CHP encourages motorists to wear their seat belts and comply with the speed limit.
San Diego California Criminal Defense Attorney Rick Mueller recently spoke at the California Attorneys For Criminal Justice annual DUI seminar in Rancho Mirage, California: http://www.cacj.org/Events/forms/DUI%20Brochure%20Final.pdf . The California criminal defense lawyers who attended indicated to the President of the California DUI Lawyers Association that San Diego California DUI criminal defense attorney Rick Mueller was excellent. Rick has been asked to speak again and again.
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