Agencies from Santa Clara County reported 439 arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. Last year, 385 people were arrested, officials said.
In San Mateo County, holiday weekend enforcement agencies reported 211 DUI arrests, compared to 224 arrests last year over the same Friday-through-Monday-night period, officials said.
Statewide DUI arrests and fatalities were up over the long weekend. Twenty-two people were killed in CHP jurisdictions, compared to 16 in 2010. This year, 19 of the people killed were not wearing seatbelts. One motorcyclist was killed, as was a pedestrian, CHP officials said.
The CHP said they continue to advise all drivers to buckle up, obey all speed laws and always have a designated driver.
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