FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 16, 2013
CONTACT: Officer Rick Applegate
Modesto Police Department plan DUI Checkpoint
and Saturation DUI Patrol in April
Modesto, CA – Modesto Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the city limits along with special DUI Roving Saturation Patrol during the month of April.
· DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint is set for Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 9:30 p.m. to 3:30 a.m.
· Roving DUI Saturation Patrol will be deploying on Friday, April 26, 2013 between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 3:00 a.m.
Over the course of the past three years, DUI collisions have claimed 11 lives and resulted in 358 injury crashes harming 596 of our friends and neighbors in
Modesto Police Department reminds everyone that they can assist in preventing this crime from ever occurring. If you are planning a gathering or celebration with alcohol included, or if you are out on the town, plan ahead and designate a non-drinking sober driver. A DUI and drug-impaired arrest can costs up to $10,000 or even more, including time in jail, the loss or your driver’s license and high insurance rates.
These enforcement efforts are funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Remember, everyone is encouraged to help keep our roadways safe; Report Drunk Drivers – Call 911!
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