Redwood City Cops Holding Mobile DUI Checkpoint

Mobile checkpoint will be held Saturday night at two undisclosed Redwood City location.

Police will hold a mobile DUI/Drivers License checkpoint in Redwood City on Saturday.

The checkpoint will move between two undisclosed locations, operating for about an hour and a half at each site. The checkpoint will be held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Police say they will contact drivers passing through the checkpoint, looking for signs of impairment and check for proper licensing.

DUI penalties include jail time, license suspension and fines and fees that with insurance increases can cost upwards of $10,000.

Police say such checkpoints reduce alcohol-involved crashes, saving lives and preventing injuries.

Checkpoints such as this one are funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.


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