on Saturday will hold a DUI/Drivers License checkpoint.
The location of the checkpoint is not being released, but police said it will be conducted in the afternoon and evening in an area known for DUI collisions and arrests.
Police issued the following statement with the announcement:
Our objective is to send a clear message to those who are considering driving a motor vehicle after consuming alcohol and/or drugs – Drunk Driving, Over the Limit, Under Arrest. The public is encouraged to help keep roadways safe by calling 911 if they see a suspected impaired driver.
A on northbound North Livermore Avenue at Cromwell Street garnered four arrests. That checkpoint was just one block south of the intersection of North Livermore Avenue and Las Positas Road, which was the site of a violent collision on Tuesday, Aug. 23 in which .
Saturday's checkpoint is funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.
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