Police in Palm Springs plan to arrange a car checkpoint subsequent week, searching for impaired drivers.
The DUI checkpoint will happen at an undisclosed location Feb. 3 starting at 7 p.m. and persevering with till 1 a.m. the next day, in response to the Palm Springs Police Division.
Officers might be looking out for motorists driving underneath the affect of any impairing substance, not simply alcohol. Marijuana can even result in a DUI, particularly together with alcohol or different medication, police stated.
Checkpoint areas are chosen based mostly on historic knowledge associated to DUI crashes and arrests, in response to police.
Drivers caught driving underneath the affect of medicine or alcohol can spend time in jail and withstand $13,500 in prices, together with fines, charges, lessons, license suspensions and different bills.