BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Bakersfield Police Department Traffic Unit is conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Saturday, Jan. 29 between 6 p.m. and 2 a.m.
The checkpoint will be at an undisclosed area within the city.
BPD informs the public that the DUI checkpoints are a helpful resource in reducing the number of people killing in alcohol or drug related crashes.
Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairments.
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.