The Santa Monica Police Department announced it will conduct a DUI/driver’s license checkpoint at an undisclosed location Friday.
This is part of an ongoing campaign to reduce the number of people injured or killed in alcohol-related accidents, officials said.
There were 89 collisions involving impaired drivers in the past year, “which have injured 35 people,” SMPD Lt. Jay Trisler stated in a press release.
Officers will by looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment from drivers passing through the checkpoint. Drivers caught driving impaired can expect jail, license suspension, fines and fees that can cost up to $10,000.