Sacramento DUI Checkpoint
The Sacramento Police Department will have a driver’s license and sobriety checkpoint set up this evening in Sacramento.
What Time Will It Begin?
It will start at approximately 7:30 p.m. It may last up to 7 hours.
Where will the Sacramento DUI Checkpoint be located?
North Sacramento: Del Paso Boulevard (near El Camino Avenue).
Why this location?
What will officers be Looking for?
- A valid California Driver’s License
- Signs of drug or alcohol impairment
How will officers determine who is impaired?
Officers who are specially trained in the common signs of impairment will be looking at motorists very carefully with a flashlight and asking you a series of questions. You may be asked to take a field sobriety test if you are suspected of being under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Who Pays for the Sacramento DUI Checkpoint?
Drunk Driving Information
Anyone causing an auto accident while under the influence of alcohol or another substance is considered to be negligent.
Motorists caught in the act of driving impaired can anticipate a DUI arrest with jail time. Additionally, major fees and fines will be imposed. There is also a requirement to pay for and take DUI classes. It is not uncommon for DUI fines and expenses to exceed $10,000.
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