BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Bakersfield Police Department will conduct a DUI/Driver’s license checkpoint starting Friday night, July 22nd, 2022.
The undisclosed location of the checkpoint within city limits will run from 6:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment as well as making sure drivers are properly licensed.
Drivers caught while driving impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, and other expenses that may surpass $10,000.
Funding for the checkpoint is from a grant received through the California Office of Traffic Safety and through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
If you see a suspected impaired driver, call 911.