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.
- Slow Down
- Pack Your Patience
- Drive Sober
- 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