The City of Pasadena will be setting up an overnight DUI checkpoint on Friday, March 1, 2013, at an undisclosed location. The Drunk Driving checkpoint, will consist of police officers stopping drivers to look for signs of alcohol impairment. The driving under the influence checkpoint will operate from 7:00 p.m. on March 1, 2013 to 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Police departments throughout California feel that DUI Checkpoints, along with regularly scheduled high visibility DUI saturation patrols, are proven strategies with the goal of removing drunk drivers from our highways. In the San Francisco Bay Area, Marin County police departments working under the Marin Avoid the 13 multi agency DUI task force, hold drunk driving checkpoints to deter DUI drivers and to keep unlicensed drivers off the streets.