Tag Archives: California Office of Traffic Safety

Grant Money for San Diego’s DUI Prosecutions


In San Diego, DUI offenders and defense attorneys will be up against some new challenges within the prosecutor’s office. The San Diego City Attorney’s office recently announced that they won another grant funded by the California Office of Traffic and … Continue reading

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Long Beach DUI Enforcement for Grand Prix


Although not my preferred sporting event, the Long Beach Grand Prix attracts race car enthusiasts from all over the world. As with most sporting events, where there are enthusiastic fans, there are also alcohol vendors waiting to supply fan-favorite refreshments. Continue reading

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San Luis Obispo Police’s New Position: DUI Enforcement Officer


The San Luis Obispo Police Department has created a position whose duty it is to address the city’s DUI problem.
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Southern California End of Summer DUI Crackdown


It’s not time to put the barbeque and ice chest in the garage just yet. But you can be sure that before Southern Californians do, they’ll be celebrating the end of summer with some ice cold, possibly blended, drinks. From August 16th through Labor Day on September 2nd, otherwise known as the traditional end of summer period, Southern California law enforcement agencies will be out in full force looking to nab drunk drivers. Continue reading

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Money Well Spent?


The Los Angeles Times reported that in 2012 the California Office of Traffic Safety granted the Burbank Police Department $31,500 to conduct DUI checkpoints through September of this year. That’s a lot of money, much of which comes from taxpayers. I’m sure that taxpayers wouldn’t mind paying if it means taking drunk drivers off the road. The Burbank Police Department used some of those funds to hold a DUI checkpoint on Saturday, June 1st. How many drunk drivers were taken off the road, you ask? Continue reading

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