It ran for 17 days. From December 16th through January 1, 2012. It included DUI Checkpoints, Saturation Patrols and routine patrols throughout the County. During that period, 25 individuals were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Two individuals were arrested at the courthouse for driving to court on a suspended drivers license. Four others were arrested on warrants. Officials say there were no DUI related fatal injury collisions. AVOID the 8 Imperial County plans more operations during Super Bowl weekend in February and again during St. Patrick’s Day festivities in March. AVOID the 8 is a collaboration of Law Enforcement agencies throughout the Imperial County. The campaign is funded by grants provided by the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.