CHP Officers Wrapping Up Vacation DUI Sweep


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California Freeway Patrol officers on bikes. Courtesy CHP

The California Freeway Patroltogether with different legislation enforcement companies, will finish a year-end crackdown on drunk and drug-impaired drivers in San Diego County and across the state on Monday night.

The CHP initiated its New Yr’s “most enforcement interval” at 6 pm on Friday, when all out there officers deployed to catch impaired motorists, speeders and different site visitors violations. The marketing campaign will finish late Monday evening.

Officers from San Diego-area CHP stations have been on highways, freeways and unincorporated roads, seeking to determine and cease suspects.

“Yearly, individuals’s lives are without end affected by the choice to get behind the wheel whereas underneath the affect,” stated CHP Commissioner Amanda Ray. “Driving impaired isn’t price it and positively not the way in which to ring within the New Yr. All the time name a sober driver.”

The 2021-22 New Yr MEP netted 495 arrests statewide, in comparison with 709 arrests throughout the 2020-21 marketing campaign, in accordance with the CHP.

The company stated 29 individuals died in crashes investigated by the company throughout final yr’s marketing campaign. Moreover, the CHP issued greater than 2,300 citations for rushing and 26 citations for seat belt violations throughout the identical time interval.

–Metropolis Information Service



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