Pittsburg Police reported Monday that their DUI checkpoint netted three DUI arrests on Friday, August 12.
Twenty drivers were cited for operating a vehicle unlicensed or with a suspended/revoked license, 939 vehicles were contacted according to the Pittsburg Police Department.
DUI checkpoint locations are determined based on reported incidents of impaired driving-related crashes. The primary purposes of DUI checkpoints are to promote public safety by taking suspected impaired drivers off roads.
Funding for this checkpoint was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
According to the Weekly Call Logs, since June 1, here is the number of DUI arrests and those driving with either unlicensed or with a suspended drivers license.
- DUI Arrests – 26
- Unlicensed Driver/Suspended license – 40