Officers across Southern Arizona crack down on DUI drivers befor - Tucson News Now

Officers across Southern Arizona crack down on DUI drivers before New Year's Eve

Officers met before setting up their checkpoint on Saturday Dec. 29 Officers met before setting up their checkpoint on Saturday Dec. 29
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Officers with the Southern Arizona DUI Task Force held a DUI checkpoint Saturday night on the final weekend before the new year.

As of 10 p.m., zero DUI arrests were reported, but officers had checked four drivers who all passed.

Sheriff's deputies tell Tucson News Now they thinks people are getting the message because of fewer DUI arrests recently.

The DUI enforcement will continue throughout New Year's Eve but not in the checkpoint form. There will be extra officers patrolling the streets strictly looking for drunk drivers.

If you plan on going out to drink, your best bet is calling a cab or designated driver.

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