Holiday DUI Checkpoints Yield Hundreds Of Arrests In Northern California

A man is taken away after failing a sobriety test. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A man is taken away after failing a sobriety test. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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SAN FRANCISCO – DECEMBER 26: A man is taken away in handcuffs after failing a sobriety test at a sobriety checkpoint December 26, 2004 in San Francisco, California. The California Highway Patrol reported a total of 1,481 driving under the influence arrests since the December 17 the start of the AVOID regional campaign against drunken driving. AVOID, a regional force of 125 police departments in the San Francisco Bay Area, runs its annual ANTI-DUI campaign from December 17 through January 2. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)