The Bakersfield Police Traffic Section will be conducting a DUI/Driver's license checkpoint on Saturday, July 28 at undisclosed location within city limits.
The checkpoint will be between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment.
The location of the checkpoints are based off of collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests. 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, according to police.
The public is encouraged to help keep the roadways safe by calling 911 if they see a suspected impaired driver.