Avoid The 8
After a two-plus week statewide DUI enforcement program, six Bay Area counties have lowered their arrest totals from last year, and one county nearly doubled its arrests.
San Francisco has been named the best jurisdiction in the state by the California Office of Traffic Safety when it comes to cracking down on drunk drivers. The speedy arrest in a recent hit and run case is an example of why San Francisco received that honor.
San Francisco police Chief Greg Suhr on Tuesday received a plaque recognizing the city’s “Avoid the 8” anti-DUI campaign as the best multi-jurisdictional effort of its kind in the state in 2010.
Police and highway patrol officers are out in force throughout the Bay Area for an Independence Day holiday weekend crackdown on drunk and impaired drivers.