The San Luis Obispo Police Department plans to conduct a DUI checkpoint in the city this weekend.
Officials will be conducting a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint on Friday from 7 p.m. until 3 a.m. at an undisclosed location within the city limits, according to a news release. The checkpoint will be placed at a location based on collision statistics and the frequency of DUI arrests, the news release said.
Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and drug impairment — including marijuana, prescription drugs and some over-the-counter medication.
“Research shows that crashes involving an impaired driver can be reduced by up to 20 percent when well-publicized proactive DUI operations are conducted routinely,” the release said.
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