The San Diego Police Department announced plans to set up a DUI checkpoint somewhere in the city limits on Friday night.
Officers will be stopping drivers to check for alcohol or marijuana impairment as well as proper licencing between 11 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m. Saturday.
Police said the location will be chosen based on previous DUI accidents and arrests.
“In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaired driving crashes,” said Officer Mark Mccullough. “San Diego supports the new effort from the Office of Traffic Safety that aims to educate all drivers that ‘DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.'”
Police regularly announce the checkpoints in advance because of the deterrent effect on people who might drink alcohol or smoke marijuana and then drive.
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