Orange County DUI Checkpoints: Super Bowl Edition


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Orange County DUI Checkpoints: Super Bowl Edition

Orange County DUI Checkpoints: Superbowl Sunday

This weekend, especially Sunday during and after the Superbowl, local and county law enforcement will be looking for persons driving under the influence of drugs, or alcohol.  The Orange County Sheriff’s Department is doing a county-wide series of patrols, looking for drunk drivers in several specific cities (Laguna Woods, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills and Aliso Viejo), as is the Fullerton Police Department, for the City of Fullerton.  The City of Orange is also doing a DUI checkpoint this weekend.

DUI Patrols on Super Bowl Sunday

Fullerton Police sent a press release to law firms and other interested parties stating that the Fullerton Police Department will deploy additional officers on special DUI saturation patrols on Super Bowl Sunday specifically to stop and arrest drivers showing signs of alcohol or drug impairment, as part of their NHTSA’s Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk” campaign.


The Orange County Sheriff’s Department also sent the following press release regarding DUI Checkpoints this Weekend:

DUI Enforcement Operations Planned this Weekend

SANTA ANA, CA  (February 5, 2016) – Deputies from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s DUI Task Force will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign.  DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on Friday, February 5th at 7:00 p.m. and continue until Saturday, February 6th at 3:00 a.m. in the cities of Laguna Woods, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills and Aliso Viejo.   

“This is a ‘Zero Tolerance’ crackdown so Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over!” said Deputy Manuel Cruz from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Traffic Bureau.

Superbowl DUI Checkpoints

In fact, NHTSA has a marketing page for the campaign, at Superbowl Traffic Safety Media Page, with tips, graphics, and other helpful information, just for this Super Bowl.

Superbowl Sunday DUI Checkpoints

They recommend designating who will drive before the game, taking a ride share like Uber or Lyft, taxi, or public transportation to the game ahead of time, or enjoying the game without alcohol.

SuperBowl-DUI Checkpoints Orange County

To find out why DUI checkpoints don’t work, read our article on Why DUI Checkpoints Are A Bad Idea.

If you have questions about Superbowl Orange County DUI Checkpoints, or need an Orange County DUI Lawyer, contact our firm anytime at (877) 942-3090.