Posted on Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 at 4:05 am    

Be Safe on St. Patrick’s Day by Avoiding a DUI in Sacramento and Folsom

St. Patrick’s Day represents a significant increase in drunk-driving fatalities according to stats from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). And one of the biggest increases in drunk driving arrests is coming from college students in the Sacramento area. To help with this rising trend Safe Rides offers a program that provides free, safe, and confidential rides home to the students, staff, and faculty of Sac State.

The Safe Rides Program is designed to prevent incidents related to drinking and driving that lead to accidents and DUI/DWI arrests. Safe Rides operates from September through May and all you need is a valid One Card.

Avoiding a DUI is Not That Hard to Do

The easiest way to avoid a DUI is to have a designated driver because the police will be out in full force on St. Patrick’s Day in the greater Sacramento and Folsom area. If you can’t find a designated driver spend the money on a cab ride home. This is the best way to save yourself lots of money in the long run by avoiding a DUI arrest entirely. Don’t play the odds game and lose!

Find Sacramento DUI Checkpoints

While it is best to not drink and drive entirely you can also protect yourself by checking on DUI checkpoints in the Sacramento and Folsom area. The DUI checkpoint text messages and email location alerts can be very helpful and allow you to further protect yourself from getting a DUI in Sacramento or Folsom, CA.

What If I Am Arrested for DUI in Sacramento or Folsom?

If you are unfortunate and get arrested for drunk driving, or charged with a DUI, the best thing you can do is to hire a DUI Defense Lawyer as soon as possible. Now more then ever you need to know your legal rights in order to make well-informed decisions. A skilled Sacramento or Folsom DUI lawyer may be able to help you keep your license, keep your freedom, and in a best-case scenario, help to keep your record clean.

Contact a Sacramento and Folsom, CA DUI Lawyer

Here, at the Tiemann Law Firm, our DUI lawyers are dedicated to helping you protect your legal rights. Our Sacramento and Folsom, CA DUI attorneys can meet with you free of charge to review your case and discuss how to best move forward. Our DUI attorneys will put in the time, the effort, and the resources needed to get you the best results. We help clients not only in Sacramento but also Folsom, Citrus Heights, Rocklin and other areas in Northern California and greater Sacramento, California. Contact us today to get the help you need.

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