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Bakersfield Police to conduct DUI checkpoint on July 28

Posted: 8:01 PM, Jul 26, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-27 03:01:21Z

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.