DUI/ Driver's License Checkpoint Planned
DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned
Eastvale, Calif. – Eastvale Police Department will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on March 15, 2019, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
DUI Checkpoints like this one are placed in locations based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests. Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment, with officers checking drivers for proper licensing. Eastvale Police Department reminds drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” If you take prescription drugs, particularly those with a driving or operating machinery warning on the label, you might be impaired enough to get a DUI. Marijuana can also be impairing, especially in combination with alcohol or other drugs, and can result in a DUI.
In 2017, 1,120 people were killed in alcohol-involved crashes on California roads. Last year Eastvale Police Department investigated 14 DUI collisions which have claimed 1 life and resulted in another 11 injuries.
Eastvale Police Department offers these reminders to ensure you have a safe night of fun that doesn’t involve a DUI:
Getting home safely is cheap, but getting a DUI is not! Drivers caught driving impaired and charged with DUI can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to be upwards of $13,500. This includes fines, fees, DUI classes, license suspension and other expenses not to mention possible jail time.
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