The San Diego Police Department warned drivers that a DUI and license checkpoint will be set up somewhere in the city limits on Saturday night.
The checkpoint, the second on a Saturday night in less than a month, will take place between 11 p.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday at a location chosen because of previous DUI accidents and arrests.
Officers will be stopping drivers briefly to check for impairment by alcohol, marijuana and prescription drugs.
The checkpoints are regularly announced in advance because of the deterrent effect on drivers who might drink or smoke to excess and then get behind the wheel.
“High visibility enforcement using both DUI checkpoints and DUI saturation patrols has proven to lower the number of people killed and injured in alcohol- or drug-impaired crashes,” the department said in announcing the latest checkpoint.
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