DUI checkpoint in Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa Police Department Traffic Unit officers will conduct a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint in Santa Rosa between 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16, and 3 a.m. Sunday, March 17, according to Sgt. Mike Numainville. The location hasn't been disclosed. Officers will be check drivers for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment and [...]

By | March 14th, 2013|4 Comments

Survey: 14% of drivers test positive for drugs

That impaired driver you see on the road may be on drugs rather than drunk, a state survey shows. More than 1,300 drivers voluntarily provided breath and/or saliva samples at roadside locations last summer in nine cities around the state between 10 p.m. and 3 a.m. on Friday and Saturdays [...]

By | December 6th, 2012|10 Comments

New car safety law affects children age 6 to 8 and older

A state law takes effect Sunday, Jan. 1, toughening car safety rules for children. Children under age 8 will be required to be ride in a child car seat or booster seat placed in the back seat. Children age 8 or even older who are not tall enough for a [...]

By | December 26th, 2011|0 Comments

It’s ‘Click it or ticket’ time

This week and next week, police around the state are taking a zero tolerance enforcement of the seat belt law for drivers and passengers as part of the Click It Or Ticket campaign. More than 140 agencies are participating, with many, including the CHP, having extra officers on the streets. [...]

By | May 25th, 2011|5 Comments