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State Troopers Team Up To Crack Down On Speeding And DUI During The Holiday Weekend

Washington State DUI News – Starting this evening at 6PM the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Washington State Patrol (WSP), and Oregon State Police (OSP) will be gearing up for the three state collaboration “I-5 Challenge” encouraging holiday drivers to follow driving laws while traveling along the I-5 corridor.  The goal of the “I-5 Challenge” is to educate drivers and to reduce and eliminate fatalities during the holiday season.  The three states announced the following challenge to west coast travelers:  Arrive Alive on I-5 this holiday weekend.

CHP, WSP, and OSP will be focused on stopping travelers that are speeding, driving recklessly, driving while distracted (on cell phones etc.), driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs and/or alcohol, and failing to use safety belts or child safety seats.  The increased patrols will be located all along Interstate 5 from the southern city of San Diego California, through Oregon, and as far north as Bellingham, Washington.  The “I-5 Challenge” runs from November 27th through Thanksgiving weekend and will end on December 1st.

The state patrol has provided drivers four simple strategies to follow to make for safe holiday travel.

  1. Slow Down
  2. Pack Your Patience
  3. Drive Sober
  4. Buckle UP

If the Washington State Highway Patrol arrests you for reckless driving or DUI during the holidays, call David O Defense (206) 459-6392 immediately to speak directly with a highly qualified criminal defense attorney.

 

Written by S.O

Washington State Patrol Increasing DUI Patrol During 4th of July Weekend

Over the long weekend of the 4th of July, Washington State Patrol will be revving up their DUI (driving under the influence) patrols in order to reduce accidents and fatalities.  According to the WSP, “Summer represents one of the highest travel periods and the start of the ‘100 deadliest days on the roads.  Half of all traffic deaths in Washington involve an impaired driver.”  “Impaired drivers” includes drunk driving and driving under the influence of drugs.

County deputies, local city police, and coast guard will also be on increased DUI patrol over the 4th.

The criminal defense attorneys of David O Defense wish everyone a happy and safe 4th of July!  If arrested for DUI over the weekend, don’t hesitate, give David O Defense a call for a free consultation with a top rated Seattle defense lawyer.

DUI / Drunk Driving / DWI Quick Tips – Tacoma

Quick tips when pulled over in Tacoma by a police officer for DUI / drunk driving / DWI…

  1. Be respectful to the officer.
  2. Don’t make any incriminating statements.  For example, “I feel wasted!” or “I’m so drunk!”
  3. Refuse to take the DUI field sobriety tests.  They are voluntary.
  4. Do not take the portable breath test, this test is also voluntary.
  5. If you are arrested ask to speak to David O, top rated Seattle DUI and criminal defense attorney. If you haven’t already, be sure to program my phone number (206) 459-6392 into your cell, I will take your call 24/7.
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