LINCOLN, Calif. (KTXL) — On Nov. 18, the Lincoln Police Division shall be holding a DUI checkpoint, in response to the Lincoln Police Division.
Police stated that the checkpoint shall be at an undisclosed location inside metropolis limits from 7 p.m. to midnight. This location was chosen because of a historical past of DUI crashes and arrests in that space.
Officers shall be in search of drivers who’re suspected to be below the affect of medicine and/or alcohol through the checkpoint.
Police stated that the aim of the checkpoint is to discourage drivers from driving below the affect.
Police additionally remind drivers that driving below the affect is not only for alcohol and that some prescription medicines in addition to over-the-counter medicines can impair driving as nicely. Driving below the affect of marijuana can be unlawful.
Police share that “drivers charged with a first-time DUI face a median of $13,500 in fines and penalties, in addition to a suspended license.”
This DUI checkpoint was funded by a grant from the California Freeway Patrol Hashish Tax Fund.
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