BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Bakersfield Police Department will be out somewhere within city limits conducting a DUI and driver's license checkpoint Friday night.
Police will be holding the checkpoint between the hours of 6 p.m. Friday and 2 a.m. Saturday morning.
When checkpoints are publicized it can reduce crashes involving impaired drivers by up to 20-percent.
DUI drivers can receive jail time, fees, and other expenses exceeding $10,000.
And as always, if you suspect a drunk driver call 9-1-1.