You are in:
California DUI Law
Introduction
California DUI Information
California DUI Laws
California DMV DUI Process
DUI Criminal Process in California
California DUI Field Sobriety Tests
CA DUI Alternative Sentencing
Felony DUI California
CA Driving on Suspended License
California DUI With Accident
Out of State DUI Drivers
California DUI Bail Info
DUI Expungement California
California DUI Checkpoints
DUI Car Insurance California
California DUI Criminal Courts
Ignition Interlock Devices
Chemical Testing for DUI
Boating Under the Influence in CA
DUI and Drugs in California
California DUI Schools
Federal DUI in CA
MADD Programs and AA Meetings
California DUI Electronic Monitoring
CA DUI Alcohol and Drug Rehab
California Vehicle Codes
California Vehicle Codes
Click here to view our blog
You are in:
DUI Guide Book
Introduction
County DUI Information
California DUI Library
California DUI Lawyer Resources
Choosing a DUI Lawyer
Choosing a DUI Lawyer
Choosing a DUI Lawyer

Sacramento County DUI Checkpoint Press Releases

If you are arrested for driving under the influence in Sacramento County, you need to have a dedicated lawyer by your side. Our California DUI Defense Attorneys have handled hundreds of DUI cases just like yours. Whether this is your first time DUI offense or you are considered a felony DUI offender, our DUI lawyers are here for you!

Sacramento - July 4-7, 2012

DUI Saturation Patrols:
Wednesday, July 4th: The Avoid the Capital 17 Task Force will conduct Roving Patrols in the Cities of Citrus Heights, Rancho Cordova and Sacramento beginning at 7 p.m.

Friday, July 6th: The Avoid the Capital 17 Task Force will conduct Roving Patrols in the Cities of Citrus Heights, Rancho Cordova, Sacramento and Galt beginning at 7 p.m.

California Highway Patrol Maximum Enforcement Period: CHP will assign all available officers to the region's freeways, state highways and unincorporated roads beginning 6 PM Tuesday through midnight Wednesday.

Provided by California Avoid


_________________________________

Sacramento County - June 8, 2012

Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment.  Officers will also check for proper licensing and will strive to delay motorists only momentarily. Drivers caught driving impaired can expect jail, license suspension, and insurance increases, as well as fines, fees, DUI classes, other expenses that can exceed $10,000.

Rancho Cordova: 7pm-2am - undisclosed location

________________________________  

Sacramento County - May 25-27, 2012

Memorial Weekend Holiday 2012

Avoid the Capital 17

Friday, May 25
Sacramento County's DUI Task Force will conduct a checkpoint in the City of Rancho Cordova beginning at 7 p.m.

Saturday, May 26
Sacramento County's DUI Task Force will conduct saturation patols in the City of Rancho Cordova beginning at 7 p.m.

Friday, May 25 - Monday, May 28
California Highway Patrol Maximum Enforcement Period: CHP will deploy all available officers to the region's freeways and unincorporated roads beginning at 6 p.m Friday through midnight Monday.


____________________________


Sacramento - May 4, 2012

The Sacramento Police Department will conduct a sobriety and drivers license checkpoint on Friday, May 4, 2012, at 65th Street and Broadway.  It will begin at 8:00 p.m. and run for 5-7 hours. Traffic flowing through the checkpoint will be contacted by uniformed officers, who will be checking for alcohol and/or drug-impaired drivers. Officers will also check to make sure all drivers have a valid driver's license.

The purpose of the checkpoint is to promote public safety; increase awareness of the dangers associated with drinking and driving, and serves as a deterrent to potential impaired and unlicensed drivers. Remember, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Report Drunk Drivers. Call 911.

___________________________

Rancho Cordova - April 27, 2012

Rancho Cordova, CA - The Rancho Cordova Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/drivers license checkpoint on April 27, 2012 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of  7:00 pm and 2:00 am.  DUI checkpoints are a proven enforcement tool effective in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol-involved crashes. Research shows that crashes involving alcohol drop by an average of 20 percent when well-publicized checkpoints are conducted often enough.

Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment.  Officers will also check for proper licensing and will strive to delay motorists only momentarily. Drivers caught driving impaired can expect jail, license suspension, and insurance increases, as well as fines, fees, DUI classes, and other expenses that can exceed $10,000.

Provided by the Rancho Cordova Police

________________________________

Sacramento - April 13, 2012

The Sacramento Police Department will conduct a sobriety and drivers license checkpoint on Friday, April 13, 2012, at Norwood Avenue and Silver Eagle Road.  It will begin at 8:00 p.m. and run for 5-7 hours. Traffic flowing through the checkpoint will be contacted by uniformed officers, who will be checking for alcohol and/or drug-impaired drivers. Officers will also check to make sure all drivers have a valid driver's license. If inclement weather persists, the checkpoint will be converted to a city wide DUI saturation patrol

The purpose of the checkpoint is to promote public safety; increase awareness of the dangers associated with drinking and driving, and serves as a deterrent to potential impaired and unlicensed drivers. Remember, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Report Drunk Drivers. Call 911.

In 2010, over 10,000 people were killed nationally in motor vehicle traffic crashes that involved at least one driver or motorcycle rider with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08% or higher. In California, this deadly crime led to 791 deaths because someone failed to designate a sober driver.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Provided by the Sacramento Police Department

________________________________________

Rancho Cordova - March 23, 2012

The Rancho Cordova Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on March 23, 2012 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of  7:00 pm and 2:00 am.  DUI checkpoints are a proven enforcement tool effective in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes. Research shows that crashes involving alcohol drop by an average of 20 percent when well-publicized checkpoints are conducted often enough.

Officers will be contacting drivers passing through the checkpoint for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment.  Officers will also check for proper licensing and will strive to delay motorists only momentarily. Drivers caught driving impaired can expect jail, license suspension, and insurance increases, as well as fines, fees, DUI classes, other expenses that can exceed $10,000.

Provided by the Rancho Cordova Police Department.

______________________________________

Sacramento - March 23, 2012

The Sacramento Police Department will conduct a sobriety and drivers license checkpoint on Friday, March 23, 2012, at Florin Road and 24th Street.  It will begin at 8:00 p.m. and run for 5-7 hours. Traffic flowing through the checkpoint will be contacted by uniformed officers, who will be checking for alcohol and/or drug-impaired drivers. Officers will also check to make sure all drivers have a valid driver's license.

The purpose of the checkpoint is to promote public safety; increase awareness of the dangers associated with drinking and driving, and serves as a deterrent to potential impaired and unlicensed drivers. Remember, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Report Drunk Drivers. Call 911.

Provided by the City of Sacramento Police Department.

______________________________________

Sacramento - December 30, 2011

Sobriety and driver's license checkpoints will be held in Sacramento's midtown area and in the south area of Sacramento County on Friday night. The Sacramento Police Department will conduct a checkpoint at 21st Street and Capitol Avenue beginning at 9 p.m. and continuing for five to seven hours. The California Highway Patrol will operate a checkpoint at 47th Avenue and Steiner Drive from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Motorists at those locations will be stopped by officers who will be on the lookout for drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Officers also will check to make sure all drivers have a valid driver's license. Motorists will receive literature warning of the dangers of drinking and driving.

Provided by an article on the Sacramento Bee
___________________________________________


Sacramento - October 28, 2011

The Sacramento Police Department will conduct a sobriety and drivers license checkpoint on Friday, October 28, 2011, in the area of 16th Street and C Street.  It will begin at 8:00 p.m. and run until 2:00 a.m.  Traffic flowing through the checkpoint will be contacted by uniformed officers, who will be checking for alcohol and/or drug-impaired drivers. Officers will also check to make sure all drivers have a valid driver's license.       

The purpose of the checkpoint is to promote public safety; increase awareness of the dangers associated with drinking and driving, and serves as a deterrent to potential impaired and unlicensed drivers.

Funding for these programs is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Provided by the Sacramento Police Department

Sacramento - September 9, 2011

The Sacramento Police Department will join nearly 10,000 other law enforcement agencies nationwide in support of an intensive crackdown on impaired driving from August 19 thru September 9, known as "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over."

The crime of impaired driving is a serious one. In 2009 alone, 10,839 people died in crashes in which a driver or motorcycle rider was at or above the legal limit, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The age group with the highest percentage of alcohol-impaired-driving fatalities in motor vehicle traffic crashes was the 21-to-24 age group.

The national Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over crackdown is led by NHTSA with the California Avoid DUI Task Force Campaign combining high-visibility enforcement and heightened public awareness through publicity. For more information, visit the High-Visibility Enforcement Campaign Headquarters at www.StopImpairedDriving.org.

Statewide and local Avoid DUI Task Force Campaign Enforcement Schedules and Daily DUI Arrest/Fatal Stats, visit the www.californiaavoid.org .  The Program is funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety who reminds everyone to please - Report Drunk Driving - Call 9-1-1!

The Sacramento Police Department will be starting our "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign with a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Friday, September 9th, 2011, from 8:00 p.m. and lasting 5-7 hours, at 5th Street and L Street.  Traffic flowing through the checkpoint will be contacted by uniformed officers, who will be checking for alcohol and/or drug-impaired drivers. Officers will also check to make sure all drivers have a valid driver's license.

During the campaign period, officers will conduct two other sobriety checkpoints as well as saturation patrols looking for impaired drivers.

________________________________
Sacramento - August 30, 2011

The Sacramento Police Department has joined nearly 10,000 other law enforcement agencies nationwide in support of an intensive crackdown on impaired driving from August 19 thru September 5, known as "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over." 

The crime of impaired driving is a serious one. In 2009 alone, 10,839 people died in crashes in which a driver or motorcycle rider was at or above the legal limit, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The age group with the highest percentage of alcohol-impaired-driving fatalities in motor vehicle traffic crashes was the 21-to-24 age group.

The national Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over crackdown is led by NHTSA with the California Avoid DUI Task Force Campaign combining high-visibility enforcement and heightened public awareness through publicity. The Program is funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety who reminds everyone to please - Report Drunk Driving - Call 9-1-1!

The Sacramento Police Department will conduct a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, at 7:00 p.m., lasting 5-7 hours, at 65th  Street and Broadway. Traffic flowing through the checkpoint will be contacted by uniformed officers, who will be checking for alcohol and/or drug-impaired drivers. Officers will also check to make sure all drivers have a valid driver's license.

Provided by the Sacramento Police Department.

_______________________________
Sacramento
- August 20, 2011

The Sacramento Police Department will join nearly 10,000 other law enforcement agencies nationwide in support of an intensive crackdown on impaired driving from August 19 thru September 5, known as "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over."

The crime of impaired driving is a serious one. In 2009 alone, 10,839 people died in crashes in which a driver or motorcycle rider was at or above the legal limit, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The age group with the highest percentage of alcohol-impaired-driving fatalities in motor vehicle traffic crashes was the 21-to-24 age group.

The national Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over crackdown is led by NHTSA with the California Avoid DUI Task Force Campaign combining high-visibility enforcement and heightened public awareness through publicity. For more information, visit the High-Visibility Enforcement Campaign Headquarters at www.StopImpairedDriving.org.

Statewide and local Avoid DUI Task Force Campaign Enforcement Schedules and Daily DUI Arrest/Fatal Stats, visit the www.californiaavoid.org.  The Program is funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety who reminds everyone to please - Report Drunk Driving - Call 9-1-1!

The Sacramento Police Department will be starting our "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign with a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Saturday, August 20, 2011, from 7:30 p.m. and lasting 5-7 hours, at Northgate Boulevard and Patio Avenue.  Traffic flowing through the checkpoint will be contacted by uniformed officers, who will be checking for alcohol and/or drug-impaired drivers. Officers will also check to make sure all drivers have a valid driver's license.

During the campaign period, officers will conduct two other sobriety checkpoints as well as saturation patrols looking for impaired drivers.

Provided by the Sacramento Police Department.

_______________________________
Rancho Cordova - August 19, 2011

The Rancho Cordova Police Department will be holding a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Sobriety and Driver's License Checkpoint on Friday August 19th, 2011 in the City of Rancho Cordova. The checkpoint will be operational that day from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am.

Officers will be checking drivers for signs of impairment, providing educational materials outlining the dangers of driving while impaired, and checking for driver's licenses. This checkpoint operation will be conducted utilizing funds from a grant provided to the Rancho Cordova Police Department by the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS).

Provided by the Rancho Cordova Police Department.

____________________________
Sacramento - August 5, 2011

 

The Sacramento Police Department will conduct a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Friday, August 5, 2011, at Amherst Street and Meadowview Road.  It will begin at 7:30 p.m. and run for 5-7 hours. Traffic flowing through the checkpoint will be contacted by uniformed officers, who will be checking for alcohol and/or drug-impaired drivers. Officers will also check to make sure all drivers have a valid driver's license.

The purpose of the checkpoint is to promote public safety; increase awareness of the dangers associated with drinking and driving, and serves as a deterrent to potential impaired and unlicensed drivers.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Please direct any inquiries to Sergeant Chris Prince at (916) 808-6069. Media is encouraged to attend the checkpoint in an effort to spread awareness about the impacts of drinking and driving.

Provided by the Sacramento Police Department.

_________________________
Sacramento - July 22, 2011

The Sacramento Police Department will conduct a sobriety and driver's license checkpoint on Friday, July 22, 2011, at Del Paso Boulevard and El Camino Avenue.  It will begin at 8:30 p.m. and run for 5-7 hours. Traffic flowing through the checkpoint will be contacted by uniformed officers, who will be checking for alcohol and/or drug-impaired drivers. Officers will also check to make sure all drivers have a valid driver's license.

The purpose of the checkpoint is to promote public safety; increase awareness of the dangers associated with drinking and driving, and serves as a deterrent to potential impaired and unlicensed drivers.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Provided by the Sacramento Police Department.

_____________________
Folsom - July 23, 2011

he Folsom Police Department will be conducting checkpoint on Saturday July 23rd with the goal of apprehending drug and/or alcohol impaired drivers, citing unlicensed drivers, and educating the public on the impacts of impaired driving.

The checkpoint will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Blue Ravine Road near Parkway Drive and will continue until 3:00 a.m. July 24th.

Uniformed police officers, Community Service Officers, and Citizens Assisting Public Safety volunteers (C.A.P.S.) will staff the checkpoint through funding from the California Office of Traffic Safety's Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (S.T.E.P. grant).


Provided by the Folsom Police Department


__________________

Citrus Heights - July 15, 2011

Citrus Heights police will set up a drunk driving checkpoint Friday in an area where alcohol has played a role in causing crashes.

The DUI checkpoint will be in operation from 7 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. on Madison Avenue east of San Juan Avenue.

Officers will also be checking to see if drivers have a valid license. Drivers without a valid license could have their vehicles towed.

 

You are in:
County DUI Guide
Introduction
Alameda County DUI Information
Bakersfield DUI Information
Contra Costa County DUI Guide
Fresno County DUI Information
Imperial County DUI Information
Los Angeles County DUI Information
Marin County DUI Information
Napa DUI Information
Orange County DUI Information
Riverside County DUI Information
Sacramento County DUI Information
Sacramento County DUI Checkpoints Press Releases
San Bernardino County DUI Guide
San Diego County DUI Information
San Fernando DUI Information
San Francisco DUI Information
San Luis Obispo DUI Information
San Mateo DUI Information
Santa Barbara DUI Information
Santa Clara County DUI Information
Santa Clarita DUI Information
Santa Cruz County DUI Information
Sonoma County DUI Information
Ventura County DUI Information
DUI Guides Additional Counties
California DUI Guide Information
California DUI Guide Information
California DUI Guide Information