BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Police stated officers will conduct a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint at an undisclosed location inside Bakersfield metropolis limits Saturday starting at 6 p.m.
The Bakersfield Police Division stated its officers might be checking for presumably DUI or drug impaired drivers from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday.
The division says well-publicized DUI checkpoints, common proactive DUI patrols can act as a deterrent and cut back alcohol-related crashes by as much as 20%. Over the past three years, DUI-related collisions have killed 26 individuals in Bakersfield, officers stated in a press release.
Penalties for DUI convictions can embody jail time, fines and different bills, Bakersfield police stated.