The results are in from a two-week crackdown on drivers under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
The Tulare/Kings County AVOID DUI Campaign included Sobriety Checkpoints, Special Saturation Patrols and routine patrol from 12:01 AM Friday August 17th, through Midnight Monday September 3, 2012.
In that time, officers arrested 19 individuals.
Law enforcement officials will be conducting more AVOID anti DUI efforts throughout both counties again during Halloween and Thanksgiving Eve before planning for the December Winter Campaign periods.
Police, Sheriffs and the CHP encourage all motorists to help make your community safer: Report Drunk Drivers – Call 9-1-1 anytime you encounter a dangerous impaired driver.
Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.