December 5, 2023
A San Diego Police DUI checkpoint. Courtesy SDPD

Amid elevated vacation enforcement by the CHP and different companies, the San Diego Police Division revealed plans for a DUI and license checkpoint someplace within the metropolis limits on Saturday night time.

Officers can be stopping drivers from 10 p.m. Saturday to three a.m. Sunday to test for alcohol or marijuana impairment in addition to correct licensing.

Police stated the checkpoint location can be chosen based mostly of a historical past of earlier DUI crashes and arrests.

Legislation enforcement companies ceaselessly announce checkpoints upfront due to the deterrent impact on individuals who would possibly drink or smoke to extra after which get behind the wheel.

Drivers charged with a first-time DUI face a mean of $13,500 in fines and penalties, in addition to a suspended license.