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BPD conducting DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on Saturday

Posted at 7:24 PM, Apr 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-04 22:24:17-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The Bakersfield Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint on Saturday, April 6 from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. at an undisclosed location.

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

DUI Checkpoints are placed in locations based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests affording the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence.

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.