For this memorial day weekend several North County cities have scheduled DUI checkpoints. Oceanside and San Marcos Police Departments have announced and confirmed checkpoints during this weekend.
San Marcos DUI checkpoint is scheduled to begin around 7 p.m. Friday and last until 3a.m. Saturday morning. The checkpoint is going to run on San Elijo Road but the exact location is unknown.
Oceanside Police Department have scheduled their DUI checkpoint Sunday night starting at 8 p.m. to Monday at 3 a.m. Their goal is to reduce the number of drunken drivers on the road and prevent any accidents.
These DUI and drivers license checkpoints have been quite effective in the past, just Wednesday in Escondido, Police issued 23 citations for a checkpoint they held on the 1500 block of South Juniper Street. 15 of these citations were for drivers without vehicle insurance. They also impounded 6 vehicles because the drivers did not have licenses.
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