Utah State Parks and Recreation will conduct an administrative checkpoint from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, January 15th, at Monte Cristo in Weber County. All vehicles will be checked for proper registration, current driver license and or helmets as required. Visit ohv.utah.gov for more information on off-highway vehicle and boating laws and rules or…Details
A $20,000 grant given to the Salt Lake Police Department from the National Highway Safety Office will pay officers to specifically watch for distracted drivers. Officers will mostly be focusing on drivers who text, but will also be looking for other distractions, like eating and putting on makeup. Texting and driving is punishable with up…Details
Suit against Utah trooper Steed over alleged bogus DUI cases will not be a class action, judge rules An article in the Salt Lake Tribune, discussed the lawsuit that alleges drunken-driving cases initiated by former Utah Highway Patrol trooper Lisa Steed were based on false statements and unconstitutional practices. Second District Judge Michael Allphin said…Details
In the United States, anything over a .08 blood alcohol level is against the law. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that when a driver is at 0.02 percent, they are less able to keep an eye on moving objects and multitask; once the driver hits 0.05 percent, they have trouble steering and…Details
“The designated driver is not the most sober one in your bunch, it’s the one that has not had any at all for the day.” Law enforcement hold boating DUI awareness event Local law enforcement, Utah State Park Rangers and the Utah Highway Safety Office launched a new safety message at the start of one…Details
Published in The Daily Herald May 31; June 1, 2, 2014.
Centerville Police will be conducting a DUI Checkpoint on June 21, 2014. The checkpoint will take place from 10:00pm until 3am on June 22, 2014. The location is Parrish Lane between 800 W and Marketplace Dr.
Published in the Davis County Clipper, June 19, 2014.
Cottonwood Heights Police Department in cooperation with the Utah Highway Patrol and Utah Highway Safety will conduct a High School Graduation weekend impaired driver/traffic checkpoint. The event will be on Friday June 6th, from 9:00 PM to 3:00 AM at 7737 S. Highland Drive in Cottonwood Heights. They will be stopping vehicles for a brief…Details
Is Representative Perry’s HB 303 violating the basic principle in our justice system – the right to equal and fair treatment under the law? Flagged Bill: HB 303 – Driving Under the Influence Amendments It is widely accepted that a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08 percent is dangerous when behind the wheel. On a…Details