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DUI checkpoint in Bakersfield on Dec. 16th

Posted at 6:54 PM, Dec 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-15 21:54:29-05

The Bakersfield Police Department's Traffic Section will be conducting a DUI and driver's license checkpoint on Saturday, Dec. 16th within city limits, according to the Bakersfield Police Department. 

The checkpoint will be conducted between 6 p.m. and 2 a.m. 

Checkpoints are placed in locations within the city based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests. 

Drivers who are caught driving while impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, and other expenses that could all exceed $10,000. 

DUI checkpoints are a proven resource for reducing the number killed and injured in an alcohol or drug-related crash.