The Orange County Register today reported the following:
Placentia police will hold a drunken driving and driver’s license checkpoint from 6 p.m. Friday to midnight in the 600 block of West Chapman Avenue.
Police will conduct field sobriety tests for those suspected of driving under the influence and check for valid drivers’ licenses.
According to California Office of Traffic Safety records, 8.5 percent of 2008 crashes in Placentia were a result of drunken driving and that five percent involved drivers without licenses.
Last Tuesday, Costa Mesa police held a DUI checkpoint, in which 258 motorists were screened. Of those, police conducted 10 investigations. No one was arrested.
Another checkpoint in Costa Mesa is scheduled for May 15.
Costa Mesa ranked as the second-worst city in the state for its size for alcohol-involved collisions inÃ‚Â 2008, the traffic-safety office reports.
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