It's time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo and that also means it's time for DUI checkpoints. DUI checkpoints for the popular Mexican holiday will be set up throughout the Bay Area.
Refusing to take a test may deprive the prosecution of damning evidence, but it will also usually result in a license suspension. In some situations, a refusal post-arrest can be overcome: a non-consensual blood test may be allowed in rare circumstances.
Local police will be out in full force throughout the Fourth of July Holiday in search of those who have had too much alcohol and are behind the wheel of a vehicle.
While Memorial Day Weekend has been traditionally been known for having barbecues and opening swimming pools, it is also becoming synonymous with law enforcement cracking down on DUI.