Lately, California has seen a disturbing enhance in drug-impaired driving crashes. The Santa Monica Police Division (SMPD) helps the trouble from the Workplace of Site visitors Security that goals to coach all drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Simply Imply Booze.” In case you take pharmaceuticals, notably these with a driving or working equipment warning on the label, you is perhaps impaired sufficient to get a DUI. Marijuana may also be impairing, particularly together with alcohol or different medication, and can lead to a DUI.
The Santa Monica Police Division will likely be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday March thirteenth, 2020 at an undisclosed location inside the metropolis limits between the hours of seven:00 p.m. to three:00 a.m.
Drivers caught driving impaired can count on the affect of a DUI arrest to incorporate jail time, fines, charges, DUI lessons, license suspensions and different bills that may exceed $10,000 to not point out the embarrassment when family and friends discover out.
Funding for this checkpoint is offered to the SMPD by a grant from the California Workplace of Site visitors Security, by way of the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration, reminding everybody to ‘Report Drunk Driver- Name 9-1-1’.
Submitted by Lieutenant Robert Blicharski