Chula Vista, CA – The Chula Vista Police Department Traffic Unit conducted a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint on 02/18/12, at 3800 Bonita Rd. between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. Checkpoints are placed in locations that have the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence and provide the greatest safety for officers and the public.
This DUI/Drivers License checkpoint lowers DUI deaths and injuries. A major component of these checkpoints is the deterrent effects it has on those who might drive drunk or drugged impaired bring about more awareness and encouraging everyone to use sober designated drivers.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), checkpoints have provided the most effective documented results of any of the DUI enforcement strategies, while also yielding considerable cost savings of $6 for every $1 spent.
- 1 DUI-Alcohol suspects arrested
- 8 Drivers cited/arrested for operating a vehicle unlicensed or while suspended/revoked
The Chula Vista Police Dept. will be conducting another DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on 02/24/12 in our ongoing commitment to lowering deaths and injuries upon our streets and highways.
The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Report Drunk Drivers – Call 9-1-1!
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