Research shows that the state of California ranks number 21 in strictness with intoxicated drivers when compared with the other 49 states in the United States. Thus, California is considered one of the more easygoing states with regard to drunk drivers. However, the state has received high marks for the preventative efforts it takes to curb drunk driving.
A total of 14 individuals were arrested recently in California after being accused of operating seven sham medical clinics. They now face federal drug trafficking charges. According to authorities, the 14 who were arrested diverted a minimum of two million prescription pills to the streets, including addictive narcotics, such as oxycodone.