ANAHEIM, Calif. (February 16, 2022) – The Anaheim Police Division Visitors Unit might be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Friday, February 18, 2022 close to Magnolia Street and Crescent Avenue beginning at 6:00 P.M.
Checkpoint areas are chosen primarily based on a historical past of DUI crashes and arrests. The first function 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.
Because the state continues to work to cease the unfold of COVID-19, the Anaheim Police Division is dedicated to conserving the general public secure.
“The protection of our neighborhood is and all the time might be our main mission.” Visitors Sergeant Rick Boyer stated. “We proceed to search for impaired drivers as a result of driving below the affect remains to be harmful.”
The Anaheim Police Division reminds the general public that impaired driving is not only from alcohol. Some prescription drugs or over-the-counter medication could intrude with driving. At all times comply with instructions to be used and browse warning labels about driving or “working heavy equipment,” which incorporates driving a automobile. Whereas medicinal and leisure marijuana are authorized, driving below the affect of marijuana is against the law.
When you plan on ingesting or taking drugs which will impression your capability to drive safely, plan on staying at residence.
Drivers charged with DUI face a median of $13,500 in fines and penalties, in addition to a suspended license.
Funding for this program was supplied by a grant from the California Workplace of Visitors Security, by means of the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration.