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4th of July weekend made safer through checkpoints

July 8, 2013 1:01 pm Published by Comments Off on 4th of July weekend made safer through checkpoints

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The VC Star reports: A campaign involving 14 local law enforcement agencies increased patrols and set up drunken-driving checkpoints during the Fourth of July weekend, officials said. Fifty-three people had been arrested on DUI charges since Wednesday, authorities said.

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

The Office of Traffic Safety has a useful website that includes summer travel tips, traffic safety links, event calendar and more.

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