SAN DIEGO (CNS) — A DUI/driver’s license checkpoint is deliberate for Wednesday night at an undisclosed location throughout the metropolis of San Diego.
From 11 p.m. Wednesday to three a.m. Thursday, officers shall be checking drivers for up-to-date licenses and indicators of impaired driving in a location “affording the best alternative for reaching drunk and drugged driving deterrence,” in accordance with Officer Anthony Obregon of the San Diego Police Division.
He mentioned checkpoint areas are usually positioned in areas with the very best charges of collisions and frequency of arrests.
“The deterrent impact of Excessive Visibility Enforcement utilizing each DUI checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols has confirmed to decrease the variety of individuals killed and injured in alcohol or drug-impaired crashes,” Obregon wrote in a information launch.
“Analysis exhibits that crashes involving an impaired driver may be decreased by as much as 20 % when well-publicized proactive DUI operations are carried out routinely.”
Penalties for driving impaired or and not using a license can embody jail time and $10,000 in fines and costs.