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DUI checkpoints planned tonight

Published: Friday, July 19, 2013 at 1:50 p.m.
Last Modified: Friday, July 19, 2013 at 1:50 p.m.

The Petaluma Police Department will be conducting two DUI and driver’s license checkpoints on Friday night to detect and deter impaired driving and suspended/unlicensed drivers. The locations of the checkpoints are not being disclosed to the public.

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The checkpoints will be operating from 5 p.m. Friday through 3 a.m. Saturday.

These operations are being conducted to raise the awareness of the dangers of impaired driving by educating motorists, arresting impaired drivers and suspended/unlicensed drivers.

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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