Learn the latest changes in DUI law and outcomes of cases around the state.
August 17, 2012 To September 3, 2012 Whatcom County Law Enforcement Agencies Will Coordinate DUI Emphasis Patrols.
DUI enforcement campaigns take on many different labels: “Drive Hammered, Get Nailed,” “Nighttime Seat belt Emphasis,” “Target Zero,” “Over The Limit,Under Arrest,” and even “Click It Or Ticket.”Read more →
Annual DUI Emphasis For St. Patty’s Day Set To Begin
Every year there are events (Superbowl), Holidays (Christmas, and New Years), and special occasion activities (St. Patrick’s, 5th of May, Halloween, etc.), where State and Local Law Enforcement agencies coordinate and send out DUI emhasis patrols. As the fist special occasion post new years comes upon us, St. Patrick’s Day, an annual local law enforcement agencies will again be taking part in increased patrols to seek out drunk drivers starting March 8 and ending just after St. Patrick’s Day. Starting March 8...Read more →
St. Patrick’s Day Brings Irish Luck And DUI Emphasis Patrols
Starting March 11, 2011, through March 20, 2011, law enforcement agencies will join forces throughout Whatcom, Skagit, Island, and almost every other county in Washington for a St. Pat's DUI emphasis patrol. During these calendar days, there will be extra police officers on patrol targeting one single crime — DUI. This local emphasis will not bring any luck to those who drink and drive to the point of being over the .08 limit.Read more →
Drive Hammered (Under The Limit) Get Nailed?!
This week in Whatcom, Skagit, Island, and many other counties in Washington State, the “Drive Hammered get Nailed” campaign begins and continues through Labor Day. While the message is clear, — You’ll likely get Nailed by local and state law enforcement if you drive hammered, the actual effect is such that some legally sober driver’s will be caught in this overly wide “net” that is cast by law enforcement. There is no doubt that the enforcement of laws is a...Read more →