Tag: alcohol

Alcohol Impacts San Bernardino County

Big Bear Lake, CA, January 17, 2013 – As the new year begins, San Bernardino County continues to struggle with public safety issues related to the use of alcohol, particularly among underage drinkers. In San Bernardino County alone in 2011, more than 10,000 people were hospitalized due to injuries or illnesses related to alcohol use, according to California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development. Unfortunately, the bad news doesn’t end there. According to the most recent data released by the California Highway Patrol, the county ranked second in the state in the number of alcohol-related traffic fatalities in 2010. Despite national and state initiatives that have sought to regulate alcohol sales and keep it out of the hands of those under the age of 21, alcohol is still being consumed by underage...

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CHP To Conduct Sobriety/Driver License Checkpoint

Big Bear Lake, CA, April 20, 2011, noon – The Arrowhead office of the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and Big Bear Lake Police Department (San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department) will be conducting a sobriety/driver license checkpoint on Saturday, April 23, 2011, within the Big Bear Lake City Limits. The CHP’s goal is to ensure the safe passage of each and every motorist. A sobriety checkpoint is a proven effective tool for achieving this goal and is designated to augment existing patrol operations. Drivers who are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs can expect to be arrested. The objective is to send a clear message to those considering mixing alcohol and/or drugs with driving.  [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP306331.mp3|titles=Sobriety...

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Drivers Reminded to Drive Sober

Big Bear, Ca March 18, 2011 12:00 pm – The California Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to avoid using alcohol or drugs when they get in their cars.  Between 6:00 am and midnight tonight, the CHP will have a sobriety and drivers license checkpoint in the unincorporated area in the Big Bear Valley to ensure that drivers are heeding the reminder.  Drivers who are found to be under the influence of either alcohol or drugs can expect to be arrested.  The CHP’s goal is to make our roads safer for everyone.  The message is, if you want to arrive alive, don’t drink and drive. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30536.mp3|titles=CHP Reminds Drive...

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