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Saturday: DUI checkpoint

Police plan post-holiday crackdown

Expect to see a lot of police activity at the intersection of southbound El Camino Real and Edgewood Road in Redwood City on Saturday, Nov. 26.

The Redwood City Police Department will run a DUI checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. at that location, courtesy of a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), according to a press release.

"Deaths from drunk and drug-impaired driving are going down in California," said OTS director Christopher J. Murphy in the statement.

"But that still means that hundreds of our friends, family and co-workers are killed each year, along with tens of thousands who are seriously injured. We must all continue to work together to bring an end to these tragedies. If you see a Drunk Driver – Call 9-1-1."

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Posted by Interested
a resident of another community
on Nov 25, 2011 at 9:59 am

I wish they would stop identifing the location of DUI checkpoints. It seems to defeat the purpose.


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Posted by Menlo Voter
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Nov 25, 2011 at 12:06 pm

Inerested:

the law requires them to identify the location of DUI check points ahead of time.


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Posted by Steve
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Nov 25, 2011 at 2:29 pm

Menlo Voter is correct. The location must be identified. But don't worry, they will still find stupid people who don't think they are under the influence after only have "2" beers.


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