Pasadena PD stages DUI checkpoint to raise awareness of dangers of drunk and drugged driving


With the proliferation of ride-share services such as Uber and  Lyft, along with robust social media campaigns warning of the life altering risks associated with driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs or alcohol, California drivers are getting the message. Don’t drink and drive. Don’t use drugs and drive. “The consequences are real,” said Pasadena Police Lt. Mark Goodman, who oversees the traffic unit, which is responsible for the department’s DUI enforcement and prevention programs.  “People can die from driving under the influence. But the other motivator is financial. A DUI nowadays will cost tens of thousands of dollars.” In…

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