Entries by North County DUI Center

Avoid Driving on these 10 Days

Yahoo Autos May 12, 2015 1.Memorial Day weekend This holiday is often considered the start of summer, and in most years, it is a bad day to drive. According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), about 400 people a year die during a typical Memorial Day weekend, and on average there […]

Adding More to DUI Checkpoints

We are used to hearing about DUI checkpoints around the state and country on busy weekends due to holidays or other events. Those checkpoints usually consist of breathalyzer tests and sometimes field sobriety tests as well. Now, however, some checkpoints incorporate a mouth swab testing for other substances besides alcohol if impairment is suspected. Learn […]

A Kentucky DUI Bill

There is a lot of debate throughout the Kentucky legislature about a new bill involving first-offense DUI convictions. Some lawmakers think it would “discourage risky behavior” while others think it is unfair to keep a first DUI on one’s record for their entire life. Read the article by following the link below its introduction below […]

DUI Checkpoints

This weekend will be like any other as police and local law enforcement set up DUI checkpoints around Southern California. If you plan on being out and about in Orange County please DO NOT drink and drive as the checkpoints pointed out in the article below will occur. You can expect checkpoints to pop up […]

A DUI for Caffeine

Everyone knows that you can be stopped for suspicions of driving under the influence if you are displaying unsafe driving behavior. You should also know that other substances besides alcohol or illicit substances can make you behave in ‘not normal’ ways. A California man was pulled over last year because of this and the only […]

DUI Prevention Grant

2017 will shape up to be busy for the San Diego Sheriff’s Department.  They recently received a grant with hopes to prevent more citizens from driving under the influence. Read more about the grant in the article below. San Diego Sheriff’s Dept. Awarded DUI Reduction Grant The $250,000 grant will fund a year’s worth of […]