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DUI / Drunk Driving Checkpoints Raise Revenue for Local Law Enforcement

January 22, 2009

According to the Orange County Register (1/21/09), the California Office of Traffic Safety granted the city of Costa Mesa $236,882 for DUI / Drunk Driving checkpoints. Also, the California Office of Traffic Safety has granted the Orange County Sheriff’s Department 1,207 for DUI / Drunk Driving checkpoints as well.

While many people are adamently opposed to the concept of DUI / Drunk Driving checkpoints as being contrary to American principles, there is strong evidence to suggest that DUI / Drunk Driving checkpoints do have a deterrent effect in the areas where they are conducted and publicized.

The legality of DUI / Drunk Driving checkpoints has been upheld by the US Supreme Court as well as the California Supreme Court.

However, in California, DUI / Drunk Driving checkpoints have to meet certain criteria.

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