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Police Target Repeat DUI Offenders

South City is part of a state-wide crackdown.

Through next year, South San Francisco police will be keeping a close eye on repeat DUI offenders to ensure safety on the roadways in a pilot program, according to police.

The ongoing enforcement, "DUI Hot List," will target drivers who repeatedly drive under the influence of drugs or alcohol and with a suspended license for repeat offenses, police said.

Police said many of the offenders drive impaired, on suspended licenses, do not maintain insurance and are more likely to flee the scene of a traffic collision.

The program is a partnership between the police, the California Department of Motor Vehicles and the California Office of Traffic Safety.

It will identify drivers with multiple DUI convictions, police said. The information will include offenders' names, addresses, descriptions and car information.

The enforcement will be conducted on various days and nights throughout the year and next year, police said.

Any offenders caught will risk being arrested and a 30-day impoundment or permanent loss of their car.

Anyone who observes a drunk driver on the road can call 911.

-Bay City News

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Jim C December 10, 2012 at 11:28 PM
Right on! Keep the drunks off the streets!

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