The Fontana Police Division will conduct a driving underneath the affect (DUI) checkpoint on Saturday, Could 21 from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. at an undisclosed location, police stated.
DUI checkpoint places are decided primarily based on knowledge exhibiting incidents of impaired driving-related crashes, police stated.
“Impaired drivers put others on the street at vital threat,” Sergeant Kurt Schlotterbeck stated. “Any prevention measures that cut back the variety of impaired drivers on our roads considerably improves site visitors security.”
The Fontana P.D. is reminding the general public that impaired driving is not only from alcohol. Some prescription medicines and over-the-counter medication might intrude with driving. Whereas medicinal and leisure marijuana are authorized, driving underneath the affect of marijuana is prohibited.
Drivers charged with a first-time DUI face a mean 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.