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Watching the Big Game? Don’t Drink and Drive

The big game is coming up on Sunday, and with the Super Bowl comes drinking. The California Highway Patrol wants to remind those that drink during the game, not to get behind the wheel…

Listen to Dave Martinez 1

C-H-P officer Dave Martinez says the partying may be heavier because the San Francisco 49ers are in the Super Bowl. Highway Patrol statistics show an average of 450 D-U-I arrests on Super Bowl Sunday over the last three years. There were six deaths in 2010–the most recent statistics available. Because of that, officers will be out in force…

Listen to Dave Martinez 2

The public is always encouraged to report drunk drivers. If you call 9-1-1, you will be asked to provide the vehicle description, the license plate number, and the direction of travel.

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