The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special Avoid the 6 DUI deployments overnight in El Dorado County. From 12:01 AM Friday December 13, 2013 through Midnight Friday December 13, 2013 officers representing  county law enforcement agencies have arrested 1 individuals for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. In 2012 3 DUI arrests occurred during the same 24 hour time period. Last year there were no DUI deaths reported. (**NOTE: These numbers are only provisional with some agencies yet to report**) All regularly scheduled traffic and patrol officers will focus efforts at stopping and arresting DUI drivers during their normal shifts. Multiple DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoints, Multi Agency DUI Task Force operations and local Roving DUI patrols are all part of this region-wide crackdown during the 20 day Winter Holiday Campaign. Police, Sheriff and the CHP encourage all motorists to help make your community safer: Report Drunk Drivers – Call 911! Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. DUI arrest data collection will continue through New Year’s Weekend, midnight Sunday, January 1, 2014.
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