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BPD warns of driver’s license checkpoint

Drunk Driving Checkpoints During Holiday Season
Posted at 6:03 PM, Jan 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-28 21:03:08-05

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.