The Cypress Police Division will maintain a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on December 18, 2021, from 8:00 p.m. to three:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location inside the metropolis limits.
Checkpoint places are chosen primarily based on a historical past of DUI crashes and arrests. The first goal of checkpoints is to not make arrests however to advertise public security by deterring drivers from driving impaired.
In the course of the checkpoint, officers will search for indicators that drivers are drunk and/or medication.
The Cypress Police Division is dedicated to retaining the touring public protected.
“The security of our neighborhood is and at all times can be our mission,” Mayor Jon Peat mentioned. “We’re searching for impaired drivers as a result of driving underneath the affect is harmful and places others on the highway in danger.”
The Cypress Police Division reminds the general public that impaired driving is not only from alcohol. Some prescription medicines or over-the-counter medication could intrude with driving. All the time observe instructions to be used and browse warning labels about driving or “working heavy equipment,” together with driving a automotive. Whereas medicinal and leisure marijuana is authorized, driving underneath the affect of marijuana is unlawful.
In case you plan on ingesting or taking medicines that will impression your capacity to drive safely, plan on staying at house.
Drivers charged with a first-time DUI face a median of $13,500 in fines and penalties, in addition to a suspended license.
Funding for this program was offered by a grant from the California Workplace of Visitors Security via the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration.