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Avoid the 7 this holiday don’t drink and drive. Officer Chris Forman with the Auburn police Department manages the Avoid the 7 grant from The Office of Traffic Safety and he says DUI Arrests are Down slightly during the beginning of the Winter Holiday DUI Campaign.
The Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) Winter Holiday “Avoid” DUI Campaign runs from December 13, 2013 through January 01, 2014. The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local traffic enforcement and special “Avoid the 7” DUI deployments within Placer County.
Officer Forman says a variety of enforcement techniques will be used during the enforcement period.
According to the latest data from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, last year, drunk driving was responsible for 802 fatalities in California. Police, Sheriff and the CHP encourage all motorists to help make your community safer: Report Drunk Drivers – Call 911!