As another Saint Patrick’s Day kicks off in sunny San Diego, the SDPD will certainly be out in full force looking out for drunk drivers. According from the most recent California DUI statistics from 2007, there were nearly 1,500 alcohol-involved fatalities and more than 200,000 DUI arrests.
In California, there are 2 ways to get a DUI (“driving under the influence”)/ DWI (“driving while intoxicated”). The first occurs when one’s blood alcohol content is:
- 0.08% or higher (21 years old).