BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - For many, Labor Day Weekend is a time to celebrate the end of summer, but barbecues and parties are not the only thing at full force.
Saturday night's DUI and driver license checkpoint crack down netted in:
- 7 DUI arrests.
- 44 drivers were found without a valid driver license
- 16 were found to have a suspended license.
Overall, the BPD impounded 44 vehicles.
Mother's Against Drunk Driving (MADD) says that on average, someone is killed by a drunk driver every 51 minutes. On the Labor Day weekend, that number jumps to every 34 minutes.
Expect possible delays on Hwy 58 this weekend
Happening this weekend, the inside eastbound lane of Highway 58 will be closed for construction between Real Road and H Street.
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