Earlier today a woman crashed into a Utah Highway Patrol Officer's vehicle in Sandy. The crash occurred at 9000 South on I-15 heading northbound at 9:30 in the morning.
According to Fox 13:
A woman has been arrested for DUI after troopers say she crashed into a patrol vehicle performing a slow-down maneuver on I-15 in Sandy Friday morning.
Sgt. Nick Street of the Utah Highway [...]
Early on Tuesday January 1st, New Year's Day a Wyoming man was stopped in Coalville. The officer smelled alcohol on his breath and administered a breathalyzer test. The man blew a 0.089% BAC.
He was brought back to the station and had the official breathalyzer test administered 90 minutes later.
The man blew a 0.059% BAC, which is over Utah's new legal limit of 0.05%.
As usual the Utah Highway Patrol will be ramping up their DUI patrols for the New Year's weekend and Holiday.
Also, the new DUI law of the 0.05% BAC will be going to effect on Sunday, December 30th. So the number of arrests will probably be going up.
Here is what the Utah Highway Patrol had to say about the new 0.05% DUI law going into effect:
The 2017 Utah Legislature passed [...]
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During the Utah Highway Patrol's DUI blitz that happened last weekend 88 people were arrest for DUI. With the majority of them coming on Saturday night, October 27th.
The UHP was not kidding about their Halloween DUI enforcement.
What is a little surprising is that a lot of these DUIs were not alcohol related. They were mostly related to pills and marijuana.
According to KUTV2:[...]
Halloween is coming up next week so this weekend is when all the celebrations and parties are going to happen. That means extra DUI patrols by the Utah Highway Patrol and Utah Police throughout the State.
You should never drink and drive, but you really don't want to drink and drive in Utah this weekend. Chances are you will get caught.
The Utah Highway Patrol is planning an extra 170 shifts [...]
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