Delaware: Participates in National Crackdown on Drunk Driving

Dover- According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), if drunk driving was eliminated more than 10,000 lives would be spared nationally each year. That is why the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) and law enforcement agencies are participating in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” high-visibility enforcement campaign that is running from August 15 through September 1. There will be increased public awareness and enforcement to send the strong message that drunk driving will not be tolerated. The goal of the campaign is to remind motorists that drinking and driving is dangerous and will not be tolerated.

California: Marquis Edwards at wheel of Meth Express when he slammed into wall, killing ex-gal pal; charged with Murder and DUI

SANTA CRUZ — A 23-year-old Fresno man was charged with murder Wednesday for a car crash on Graham Hill Road that took the life of his ex-girlfriend, a 24-year-old woman from Aptos.

Marquis Edwards, who authorities say drove a rented 2014 Ford Fusion into a wall on Graham Hill Road early Saturday, closed his eyes and took a deep breath in court Wednesday afternoon as Santa Cruz County Superior Court Judge Paul Burdick read the charges against him.

Florida: police gave up chase but suspected DUI driver Jacob Donovan didn’t until he smashed into and killed Rudolph Dansby

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. — 08/13/2014 — Authorities with the Jupiter Police Department said officers tried to pull over Jacob Donovan, 26, early Tuesday morning for a drunken driving investigation on U.S. Highway 1 near Indiantown Road, but Donovan allegedly refused to stop and fled.

Police briefly pursued Donovan’s Toyota Camry but broke off the chase when he entered Juno Beach

Florida: Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott reports DUI arrests for Aug. 4 – 10, 2014

Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott

Monday, August 4, 2014 – Sunday, August 10, 2014

Impaired drivers are a very real danger to themselves and to others who share the road. With this in mind, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office has launched a multi-faceted campaign of education, awareness and enforcement to battle this threat to public safety in our community. We have elected to publicize the names of those charged with the offense of Driving Under the Influence during the past week.

California: Coachella Police charged Elliott Chavez with DUI after he smashed into parked car and tree

Sooner or later, everyone near Hollywood is a star…

08/11/2014 — According to Sgt. Adam Elders on Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 03:24 A.M. the Coachella Police Department responded to the 49000 block of Phoenix Ave. regarding a non-injury traffic collision. A black Nissan 240SX was traveling at a high rate of speed and collided with a parked car and a tree. The driver, Elliott Chavez, age 20 of Coachella, was contacted at the scene and arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol/and or drugs.