4th of july

July 4th DUI in California? DUIs Increase, Tragedy in Oceanside, and What to Do   Are you wondering what to do if your Independence Day celebrations are now threatening your independence? If you found yourself in handcuffs after drinking and driving during the July 4th weekend in California, you’re not alone. For many Americans, Independence […]

A DUI on the Fourth of July   The first large 4th of July party happened in 1777, exactly one year after American independence. It was a day of spontaneous merriment, with fireworks, bonfires, lit candles in windows and gatherings in the streets of Philadelphia, according to Military.com. In those days people could celebrate to […]

The Fourth of July weekend is notoriously known for being one of the most dangerous times to drive on the road. During this period, people are often partying, setting off fireworks, and drinking alcohol in celebration. Much like Memorial Day weekend, this means that there was strong police presence on the roads in an effort […]

This Fourth of July, California Highway Patrol reported making a total of 389 arrests across the state in a 30-hour period starting Tuesday. This figure does not include any local DUI arrest statistics. CHP designated a Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP) for the holiday and found that during this time, a DUI arrest was made on […]

On Saturday, the California Highway Patrol tweeted, “You can’t celebrate your freedom in a jail cell.”