With many Bay Area residents expected to watch the San Francisco 49ers take on the Baltimore Ravens in the Super Bowl today, law enforcement are beefing up patrols to keep the roads safe.
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.
After pressure from four U.S. senators, Apple Inc. has said it will start rejecting iPhone applications that tip drivers off about police checkpoints for drunken driving.
A State Assemblyman from Santa Rosa’s bill to end using DUI checkpoints as a target to immigrant communities is now headed to the Senate.
A police officer was injured when he was struck by an unlicensed and allegedly intoxicated driver trying to avoid a DUI checkpoint in San Rafael late Wednesday night.
Motorists who successfully pass through a DUI checkpoint in Salinas on Monday could be offered a free turkey, according to police.