While more DUIs were reported in the Bay Area during this year's Labor Day weekend, less DUI fatalities kept officers busy.
According to the law enforcement agents in the state, there were 6more DUI arrests this year than last, bringing the total up to 258 arrests. Last year there were 2 DUI fatalities. This year, just one person lost his life to drunk driving. Other counties in California also experienced an increase in DUI arrests including Santa Clara, San Mateo and Solano counties. In the last county, there was another DUI death reported over the weekend.
In total, 22 people lost their lives over the Labor Day weekend due to drunk driving. Of those killed, 19 were not wearing seat belts.
If you have recently been arrested for DUI, there is no time to waste in contacting an Orange County DUI lawyer from our team who has vast experience working with those facing drunk driving charges in California.