DUI Checkpoint on March 03, 2023

DUI Checkpoint on March 03, 2023
Posted on Mar 30, 2023
San Bernardino, Calif. – On March 3, 2023, the San Bernardino Police Department will conduct
a driving under the influence (DUI) Checkpoint from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. at an undisclosed
DUI checkpoint locations are determined based on data showing incidents of impaired driving-
related crashes. The primary purpose of DUI checkpoints is to promote public safety by taking
suspected impaired drivers off the road.
“Impaired drivers put others on the road at significant risk,” Sgt. Jeff Harvey said. “Any
prevention measures that reduce the number of impaired drivers on our roads significantly
improves traffic safety.”
San Bernardino Police Department reminds the public that impaired driving is not just from
alcohol. Some prescription medications and over-the-counter drugs may interfere with driving.
While medicinal and recreational marijuana are legal, driving under the influence of marijuana is
Drivers charged with a first-time DUI face an average of $13,500 in fines and penalties, as well
as a suspended license.
Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety,
through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.