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Bakersfield Police to conduct DUI, driver's license checkpoint Saturday

Posted at 5:02 PM, Mar 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-21 20:02:00-04

The Bakersfield Police Department will be conducting a DUI/driver's license checkpoint on Saturday, March 24th. 

The checkpoint will be conducted anywhere between 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. at an undisclosed location, according to Bakersfield Police. 

Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment all while checking that driver's have proper licensing. 

DUI checkpoint are placed in locations based off of collision statistics as well as the frequency of DUI arrests.

Drivers caught driving under the influence can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include fines, fees, jail time, DUI classes, and more.