The Bakersfield Police Division will conduct a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint from 6 p.m. Saturday to 2 a.m. Sunday at an undisclosed location.
Analysis proves that crashes involving an impaired driver will be decreased by 20 p.c when DUI checkpoints and patrols are carried out usually, in accordance with a BPD information launch.
Drivers can turn out to be impaired when ingesting pharmaceuticals, marijuana, some over-the-counter drugs and unlawful narcotics.
The DUI checkpoints will likely be positioned in areas primarily based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests to make sure drunken and drugged drivers are stopped, in accordance with the BPD.
Drivers caught driving below the affect can count on a DUI arrest to incorporate jail time, fines, charges, DUI lessons and different bills upwards of $10,000.
Delano Police will conduct a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint Saturday inside metropolis limits.