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California Highway Patrol to hold DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint in Bakersfield

Drunk Driving Checkpoints During Holiday Season
Posted at 9:01 AM, Sep 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-16 12:01:33-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will conduct a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint in Bakersfield on Saturday, September 17. The checkpoint will take place between 7 p.m. and 2 a.m. the next day in an unincorporated area of Bakersfield.

According to the CHP, vehicle accidents involving drugs or alcohol can be reduced by around 20 percent when publicized DUI/Driver's License Checkpoints are held routinely. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration claimed that the checkpoints have the most effect out of any DUI enforcement strategies.

To report a drunk driver, call 911.