Memorial Day Weekend Holiday DUI Crackdown

High Visibility Avoid DUI Campaign Set for Holiday Weekend –  The Avoid the 12 DUI Campaign will be deploying officers this holiday weekend at DUI/Drivers License Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols countywide to arrest impaired drivers who still don’t get the message.

The Memorial Day weekend is witness to the kick off of summertime recreation and holiday travel, along with many college and high school graduations seeing thousands celebrate their accomplishments. The next 100 days will also see a rise in deaths and injuries as far too many individuals get behind the wheel impaired.

The enforcement campaign begins Friday night with a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint in the city of Ceres with special DUI Saturation Patrols deploying countywide. A DUI checkpoint will also be conducted on Saturday in Turlock and on Sunday in Modesto. Local DUI Saturation Patrols will be out on Saturday and Sunday nights. The California Highway Patrol is deploying all available officers Memorial Day weekend onto freeways and county roads in their jurisdiction.

“Sobriety Checkpoints are a proven deterrent along with the ‘High Visibility’ enforcement campaigns to change behavior such as drunk driving, driving unrestrained and driving distracted,” said Chris Murphy, Director of the California Office of Traffic Safety.  “Drivers who know that there is a Zero Tolerance when it comes to drunk driving take measures to use a Designated Sober Driver and call 9-1-1 to report a suspected drunk driver weaving down the road ahead of them.”

 
Law enforcement region-wide are asking for your support this holiday weekend and all summer:
•             Be responsible when hosting a party don’t allow friends and family to drink to excess
•             Always promote a Designated Sober Driver
•             Report Drunk Drivers, Call 911!
 
 
Funding for the Avoid Campaign is through a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  The Avoid Campaign will deploy checkpoints and DUI patrols again during the Independence Day Holiday and for the August/Labor DUI Mobilization.
 
The Turlock Police Department is an active participant in the Crime Stoppers Program.  Callers can leave an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at (209) 521-4636 and may be eligible for a cash reward. 
 
 
 

Stanislaus County Avoid the 12 DUI Task Force

Memorial Day Weekend Schedule of Operations
 
 

Sobriety Checkpoint:                                                                         

 
FRIDAY, May 27:  Multi- Agency Checkpoint: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the City of Ceres
 
SATURDAY, May 28: City of Turlock: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
 
SUNDAY, May 29: Multi- Agency Checkpoint: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the City of Modesto
 

Saturation Patrols:
 
FRIDAY – MONDAY, May 27-30:  Extra DUI Roving Patrols will be assigned by police countywide.
 
California Highway Patrol Maximum Enforcement Period: CHP will assign 80 percent of all available officers to the region’s freeways and unincorporated roads beginning 6 PM Friday through midnight Monday.

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