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Bakersfield Police Department will hold a DUI and Driver's License Checkpoint on Tuesday November 19

Posted at 10:19 PM, Nov 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-16 01:19:50-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department will hold a DUI and driver's license checkpoint on Tuesday.

Police officials said the traffic division will be holding the checkpoint between 6 p.m. and 12 a.m. somewhere within the city limits.

Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment with officers checking drivers for proper licensing.

Police said locations are chosen with safety considerations for the officers and the public. Drivers caught driving impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, and other expenses that could exceed $10,000.