SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A DUI/driver’s license checkpoint is deliberate for this weekend at an undisclosed location throughout the metropolis, police introduced Wednesday.
From 11 p.m. Saturday to three a.m. Sunday, officers can be checking for driver’s licenses and indicators of impaired driving in a location that “affords the best alternative for reaching drunk and drugged driving deterrence,” Officer Anthony Obregon stated.
Checkpoint areas are chosen based mostly on accident stories and frequency of DUI arrests, Obregon stated.
“The deterrent impact of Excessive Visibility Enforcement utilizing each DUI checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols has confirmed to decrease the variety of individuals killed and injured in alcohol or drug impaired crashes,” Obregon wrote in a information launch. “Analysis exhibits that crashes involving an impaired driver may be diminished by as much as 20 % when well-publicized proactive DUI operations are performed routinely.”
Penalties for drivers caught driving impaired embrace jail time and $10,000 in fines and charges.