San Luis Obispo police holding DUI checkpoint Friday night

February 1, 2024


San Luis Obispo police plan to conduct a DUI checkpoint in the city at an undisclosed location on Friday evening from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

The department selects the location based on a history of DUI crashes and arrests. Officers check licenses and insurance while looking for signs of impairment.

“Impaired drivers put others on the road at significant risk,” Sgt. Evan Stradley said. “Any prevention measures that reduce the number of impaired drivers on our roads significantly improve traffic safety.”

Drivers caught driving impaired and charged with a first-time DUI face an average of $13,500 in fines and penalties, as well as a suspended license.

Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.


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You may have to show your papers to the police while traveling through town in California but no such requirement to enter the state or country for that matter.

Who are they targeting, who are they enabling?

Who are YOU targeting, who are YOU enabling? Um, have YOU ever entered the country? I have, yah gotta show a passport. Notso the state from another. Most people who whine about “conspiracys” have never left the country and they have no idea about other countrys…..or they have NEVER left the damn county….

DUI checkpoints go against the very fabric of the United States Constitution.

No “probable cause” what so ever to impede one’s travel and “Let’s see your papers” in Nazi like fashion.

But the California legislature has deemed them to just fine.

And at $13,500 a pop maybe has something to do with making something illegal legal.