Driver checkpoint scheduled

The Ridgecrest Police Depart-ment has announced that a DUI/ Drivers License Checkpoint is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 22,, between 7 p.m. and 3 a.m. in the city of Ridgecrest.

The department considers the use of DUI/ DL Checkpoints effective in detecting and removing impaired drivers from the road.

The checkpoint is funded by a grant from the Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Adminis-tration.

If you drink, do not drive. And equally important, don’t get into a vehicle with a driver who has been drinking. Plan ahead and designate a nondrinking driver. To report drunk drivers, call 911”

Story First Published: 2013-11-20