Santa Rosa DUI Drivers License Checkpoint

According to this press release from the Santa Rosa Police Department, a Santa Rosa DUI Drivers License checkpoint is Planned this Weekend According to the press release, the Santa Rosa Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on … [Read more...]

Slight Sonoma County and Mendocino County DUI Arrests Increase

Although new statistics recently released by the California Highway Patrol show that there is a slight Sonoma County and Mendocino County DUI arrests increase for 2012, the numbers are largely similar to those from 2011. Even so, both years represent a marked decline over the … [Read more...]

Sonoma County DUI court seeks to reduce recidivism, substance abuse

Court and law enforcement agencies constantly struggle for more creative and more effective means for battling recidivism among Sonoma County DUI offenders. One such novel method for attempting to curb repeat offenses is a DUI court program, which is available in certain … [Read more...]

Zero Sonoma County DUI Related Deaths This Holiday Season

Zero Sonoma County DUI related fatalities this holiday season brings cheer to local law enforcement officers. This year’s Sonoma County DUI holiday campaign yielded fewer drivers driving while impaired, and no DUI-related fatalities, the Santa Rosa Press-Democrat … [Read more...]

Alleged DUI incident yields violent, but nonfatal, crash near Cotati

A 19-year-old Sebastopol man faces DUI charges after crossing the center line of Sonoma County road and crashing head-on into a vehicle driven by a Novato woman. CHP officers at the scene allegedly found a hypodermic needle in the man’s truck and concluded that the man appeared … [Read more...]

New California DUI Mobile Enforcement Unit

Technology advances are not limited to smaller cell phones or larger television screens.  Improvements on various fronts have also lead to major changes in all facets of life, including law enforcement.  The obvious truth is that the new California DUI Mobile Enforcement Unit is … [Read more...]

Drunk Drivers and Street Racers in Sonoma County

While drunk drivers and street racers in Sonoma County is a public safety concern, it seems that we are not alone. In recent months, law enforcement officers have made street racing arrests on Highway 101, and also along Mendocino Avenue in Santa Rosa. While none of those recent … [Read more...]

DUI Conviction Affects Car Insurance Rates – Yes, No?

After being convicted for a DUI, many have concerns how a  DUI conviction affects car insurance rates.  The best way to avoid a DUI as well as the ramifications that stem from it is of course to avoid drinking and driving.  However, for our readers who have had their license … [Read more...]

Defenses to Fight a Sonoma County DUI

Back in May of this year, The Sonoma Patch reported on four Sonoma County DUI arrests for driving under the influence on the 11th 12th and 13th of the previous week.  Several of the DUI arrests involved repeat DUI offenders. With the 2012 holiday season almost upon us we thought … [Read more...]

Alcohol was a factor in roughly one-third of fatal highway accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently released the results of research it conducted regarding fatal crashes and alcohol-impaired drivers. The NHTSA research concluded that alcohol was a factor in roughly one-third of fatal highway accidents and that more … [Read more...]

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