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Friday Night DUI Checkpoints Planned

Two checkpoints will be set up between the hours of 6 p.m. and 2 a.m.

Friday Night DUI Checkpoints Planned Friday Night DUI Checkpoints Planned

The Petaluma Police Department will be conducting two DUI and driver’s license checkpoints on Friday evening to detect and deter impaired driving and suspended/unlicensed drivers.

The locations of the checkpoints will not be disclosed to the public but the checkpoints are scheduled to begin Friday at 6 p.m. and continue until 2 a.m. on Saturday.

The department said that these operations are being conducted to raise the awareness of impaired driving by educating motorists, arresting impaired drivers and suspended/unlicensed drivers.

According to the Petaluma Police Department, funding for these operations has been provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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