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Delano PD to conduct DUI, driver's license checkpoint this Friday

Posted at 11:35 AM, Aug 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 14:35:17-04

DELANO, Calif. — On Friday, The Delano Police Department Traffic Unit said it will conduct a Sobriety/Driver’s License Checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the city limits.

According to officials, the checkpoint will take place between 6:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Delano PD said that the point of its checkpoints is to reduce the number of people killed and/or injured in alcohol or drug involved crashes.

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. The public is encouraged to help keep roadways safe by calling 9-1-1 if they see a suspected impaired driver.