NEWS, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contacts: Lt. Jeff Hallock, 714.904.7042, JHallock@ocsd.org; Emily Osterberg, 714.647.1840, EOsterberg@ocsd.org
DUI / Driver License Checkpoint Tonight
SANTA ANA, Calif. (September 11, 2015) – Mission Viejo Police Services and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI / Driver License Checkpoint on 09-11-2015 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes. Research shows that crashes involving an impaired driver can be reduced by up to 20 percent when well-publicized DUI checkpoints and proactive DUI patrols are conducted routinely. Continue reading