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Old    Shawn (shawnmdarnell)      Join Date: Feb 2003       09-02-2004, 6:05 PM Reply   
heard on the news about checkpoints this weekend. just thought of giving a deads up
Old    Mike H (seaswirlmike)      Join Date: Nov 2003       09-02-2004, 8:59 PM Reply   
wow thats good to know if its true right on man!!
Old    walt            09-02-2004, 9:26 PM Reply   
They wont have enough Sheriffs to keep up !
Old    Peter_C (peter_c)      Join Date: Sep 2001       09-02-2004, 9:42 PM Reply   
Sweet! Hopefully it works and people learn that drinking heavely and boating do not go together.
Old    walt            09-02-2004, 9:49 PM Reply   
Odds are that will never happen
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       09-02-2004, 11:16 PM Reply   
thanks Shawn.
Old    Antbug (antbug)      Join Date: Jul 2004       09-03-2004, 8:37 AM Reply   
hey Walt am I goning to see you at Orwood this weekend?

Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       09-03-2004, 12:53 PM Reply   
thank god! i hope they catch every single one of those losers!
Old    rtm            09-03-2004, 1:01 PM Reply   
Can't agree with you more Joe!!!!!
All the deaths on my lake in the last three years have been for one reason!!!
It's a shame to lose a life but I guess you reap what you sew!!!
Cheers,
todd
Old    GD (greatdane)      Join Date: Feb 2001       09-03-2004, 1:11 PM Reply   
Nail them!

Drunken boaters do nothing for me except put me and my friends at great risk!
Old    Rick H (blastmaster)      Join Date: Aug 2001       09-03-2004, 3:23 PM Reply   
Sac PD set up check point 2 Sundays ago on Freeport Blvd (Hgwy 160) where all the traffic comming north from the Delta had to pass through. They nabbed hella dudes on Harleys in just a few hr period. Didnt see any boats but the location was perfect. I agree drunks deserve the penalties.
Old    sherlock633            09-03-2004, 3:28 PM Reply   
thankfully i cant drink and drive i'm 14
Old    ALee (aaronlee13)      Join Date: Jul 2001       09-03-2004, 4:33 PM Reply   
at least they are not out all night
Old    walt            09-03-2004, 6:35 PM Reply   
Antbug, No I won't be out there this weekend....theres to many drunks!
Old    Scott (scott_a)      Join Date: Dec 2002       09-04-2004, 2:41 AM Reply   
hah. up in berkeley tonite the cops had a sobriety check on good ol' telegraph ave. i wouldnt be surprised to hear that there are lots of sobriety checks on the roads and delta this weekend.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       09-04-2004, 11:58 PM Reply   
where we were at, at the delta was practically deserted today.

perfect!
Old    walt            09-05-2004, 8:15 AM Reply   
Joe, Where did You ride and was the wind blowing ?
Old    Dan (dmkhnr)      Join Date: Aug 2001       09-05-2004, 8:33 AM Reply   
We were just talking about these checkpoints last night.
They are cracking down on DUI nation wide, because it really is a problem. I have a feeling that we are going to start seeing checkpoints formulated into every weekend over the next year or so.
Back when I was younger, (my first few years of College) I used to drive around drunk all the time, as did (or still do) most kids. In fact I can remember 1 night that I don't even remember driving home, as well as many nights that I've gotten into my car, started driving, and told myself that I shouldn't be. (I don't promote this behavior, or think it is funny in any way.) The point is, I and many others should have been put in jail. I never got stopped, in fact the thinking is, if you really pay attention, drive the speed limit, and take your time, then why would they stop you.
This was 5 years ago. I don't think things have changed much, and if they have it is probably for the worse. Surprise DUI Checkpoints that are up every weekend would put a huge dent in this problem.
Didn't mean to give a long rant, just thought it was an interesting topic.
DK
Old    deltahoosier            09-05-2004, 12:55 PM Reply   
This was Saturday around 3pm on Victorias in the Delta

Old    walt            09-05-2004, 12:59 PM Reply   
NICE
Old    Rod (rvh3)      Join Date: Jul 2003       09-05-2004, 3:07 PM Reply   
Victoria looks nice. We went out Sat. morning and road Railroad til 11AM. It was a zoo at Orwood when we trailered the boat. I would have bet that Victoria would have been a little wind chopped and had huge amounts of power turners on it Sat. at 3:00. Looks like fun.
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       09-05-2004, 10:01 PM Reply   
walt, i wish i could tell you where we were, but since i don't want it to turn into another victoria, i'd much rather not.

was pretty crappy today, with the crowd and power turners. glad we have our spot to go to.

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