San Diego DUI patrols resulted in 160 driving under the influence arrests during the Super Bowl weekend, according to the San Diego Sheriff’s Department. No deaths have been linked to drunk driving.
Included in this statistic are the nine people who were arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence during the checkpoint that occurred in the 1800 block of Olivenhain Road in Encinitas on the Saturday night before the Super Bowl. Of the 1,891 vehicles that drove through that checkpoint, 1,217 were contacted, and 77 were sent to a secondary inspection.
In San Diego County, DUI arrests increased by 18.5 percent over the same two day period of the Super Bowl weekend last year. In 2010, there were 135 DUI arrests and one death in a suspected drunk driving incident.
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“160 Arrested in Super Bowl DUI Patrols“: sandiego6.com
“DUI Arrests Spike During Super Bowl Weekend“: 10news.com
“Superbowl weekend DUI totals“: http://apps.sdsheriff.net/press
“Checkpoint in Encinitas Results in 9 DUI Arrests“: encinitas.patch.com