DUI Checkpoints in California

 

Find DUI Roadblocks Tonight Nearby in California

Are you looking for where the police are checking for drunk drivers near you in California? You can find out about DUI checkpoints near you by checking the DUI Roadblock details. This table has all the important info like where the checkpoint is, the address, and when it’s happening. It’s a great tool to help you plan your route and make sure you’re ready for any DUI checkpoints in California. So, if you’re wondering about roadblocks or police checkpoints tonight, this is where you can get the info you need.

Check out all the info about California Checkpoints in this table. It shows the city, where it is, and when it happens near you. Easy to find what you need!

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CountyCityCheckpoint LocationTime
SacramentoCitrus HeightsDUI & Driver’s License Checkpoint - Undisclosed Location Within the City of Citrus Heights8 AM to 2 AM on Thursday, March 7, 2024
Los AngelesHarborDUI Saturation Patrol in Harbor AreaFrom 12 PM to 8 PM on Sunday, March 3, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesVanowen St & Rhodes Ave Los Angeles, CA 91605From 6 PM to 11 PM on Saturday, March 2, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesOlympic Boulevard and Sunbury AvenueFrom 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, March 1, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesGlenoaks Boulevard and Paxton StreetFrom 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, March 1, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesFairfax Avenue and Electric DriveFrom 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, March 1, 2024
San BernardinoOntarioDUI Checkpoint at an Undisclosed Location within Ontario city limits by Ontario PDFrom 6 PM to 2 AM on on Friday, March 1, 2024
RiversidePalm SpringsDUI Checkpoint by Palm Springs PD – Undisclosed Location in Palm SpringsFrom 7 PM to 1 AM on on Friday, March 1, 2024
StanislausModestoDUI Checkpoint by Modesto PD – Undisclosed Location in ModestoFrom 6:30 PM to 1:30 AM on Friday, March 1, 2024
Los AngelesSanta MonicaDUI Checkpoint by SMPD - Undisclosed Location in Santa MonicaFrom 6 PM to 2 AM on Friday, March 1, 2024
Los AngelesPomonaDUI patrols will be throughout the City of Pomona by Pomona PDFrom 7 PM to 3 AM on Friday March 1, 2024
Los AngelesPomonaDUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint - Undisclosed location within Pomona City limits.From 9 PM to 3 AM on Friday March 1, 2024
VenturaCamarilloDUI Checkpoint by Camarillo Police Department- Traffic Bureau - Undisclosed location within Camarillo City limits.From 6 PM to 1 AM on Friday March 1, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol by LAPD in Topanga Area (Canoga Park, West Hills, Winnetka, Woodland Hills)From 12 PM to 8 PM on Monday, February 26, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol by LAPD in West Valley AreaFrom 12 PM to 8 PM on Sunday, February 25, 2024
OrangeIrvineDUI Check at Jamboree Rd & Alton Pkwy Irvine, CA 92606 - Area North Of I-405From 8 PM to 2 AM on Saturday, February 24, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint by LAPD at Western Avenue and 247th Street in South LAFrom 6 PM to 11 PM on Saturday, February 24, 2024
RiversidePalm DesertDUI Checkpoint at an Undisclosed Location in Palm DesertFrom 6 PM to 2AM on Friday, February 23, 2024
Santa ClaraSan JoseDUI Checkpoint at an Undisclosed Location in San JoseFrom 8 PM to 2 AM on February 23, 2024
Santa BarbaraGoletaDUI checkpoint on Undisclosed Location Within the City of GoletaFrom 6 PM to 2 AM on Friday, February 23, 2024
OrangeAnaheimDUI Checkpoint at Near Brookmore Ave & Brookhurst St Anaheim, CA 92804From 6 PM to Midnight on Friday, February 23, 2024
OrangeSanta AnaDUI / Driver’s License checkpoint by Santa Ana PD - Undisclosed Location Within the City of Santa Ana.From 7 PM to 1 AM on Friday, February 23, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint by LAPD at Slauson Avenue and Figueroa Street in South LAFrom 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, February 23, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint by LAPD at La Cienega Boulevard and Sawyer Street in Mid-CityFrom 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, February 23, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint by LAPD at Florence Avenue and Main Street in South Los AngelesFrom 6 PM to 11 PM on Thursday, February 22, 2024
San DiegoCarlsbadPolice Check Point - Undisclosed LocationFrom 6 PM To 2 AM on Saturday, February 17, 2024
ImperialBrawleyBLM Law Enforcement Rangers will conduct DUI and registration checkpoints on BLM-managed public lands in Imperial County, within the Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation AreaFrom Noon to 2:00 AM
February 16th to 19th, Weekend 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesNear Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025 - Nearby Jack in the Box6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, February 16 2024
KernBakersfieldDUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint by CHP - Unincorporated Area of Bakersfield6 PM to 2 AM on Friday, February 16 2024
AlamedaHaywardPolice Checkpoint - Undisclosed LocationFriday February 16, 2024
ImperialBrawleyDUI Checkpoint by Brawley PD - 900 Block of Main St Brawley, CA 92227From 7 PM to 12 AM on February 16, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Check at East 4th St & S Central Ave Los Angeles, CA 90013From 6 PM to 11 PM on Thursday, February 15, 2024
Los AngelesDowneyDUI Checkpoint - Alcohol and/or Drug- Undisclosed Location in DowneyFrom 8 PM to 2:30 AM on Thursday, February 15, 2024
OrangeHuntington BeachDUI Checkpoint - Alcohol and/or Drugs - Undisclosed locationFrom 6 PM to 2 AM on Thursday, February 15, 2024
Los AngelesMonterey ParkDUI Patrols Alcohol and/or Drugs in Monterey Park AreaFrom 6 PM to 2 AM on Monday February 12, 2024
KernRidgecrestDUI Checkpoint - Alcohol and/or Drugs - Undisclosed locationDuring Super Bowl Weekend on Sunday February 11, 2024
StanislausModestoEnhanced Enforcement - Undisclosed Location in ModestoSunday February 11, 2024 Super Bowl 2024
SacramentoSacramentoEnhanced Enforcement - Under The Influence Of Alcohol And/or DrugsSunday February 11, 2024 Super Bowl 2024
San FranciscoSan FranciscoSobriety Checkpoint - Undisclosed location within the City.Sunday February 11, 2024 Super Bowl 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol - Wilshire Division Area3 PM to 11 PM Sunday February 11, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol - Newton Division Area5 PM to 1 AM Sunday February 11, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol - North Hollywood Division Area5 PM to 1 AM Sunday February 11, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol - South Bureau Division Area6 PM to 2 AM Sunday February 11, 2024
RiversideCanyon LakeSaturation Patrols and Sobriety Checkpoints - Undiscloed LocationSunday February 11, 2024 Around Super Bowl LVIII
RiversideLake ElsinoreSaturation Patrols and Sobriety Checkpoints - Undiscloed LocationSunday February 11, 2024 Around Super Bowl LVIII
RiversidePerrisSaturation Patrols and Sobriety Checkpoints - Undiscloed LocationSunday February 11, 2024 Around Super Bowl LVIII
RiversideWildomarSaturation Patrols and Sobriety Checkpoints - Undiscloed LocationSunday February 11, 2024 Around Super Bowl LVIII
RiversideMoreno ValleyDUI Patrol - Alcohol and/or Drugs During Super Bowl LVIII PartySunday February 11, 2024
San DiegoSan DiegoDUI Patrols by San Diego County Sheriff's DepartmentFrom 3 PM to 5 AM on Sunday, February 11, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol - Near Van Nuys AreaFrom 12 PM to 8 PM on Sunday, February 11, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol - Near South Bureau (West Adams, South Los Angeles, Harbor Area)From 6 PM to 2 AM on Saturday, February 10, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol - Near Hollenbeck Area (Boyle Heights and Lincoln Heights area)From 4 PM to 12 AM on Saturday, February 10, 2024
VenturaThousand OaksDriver's License / DUI Checkpoint in Thousand Oaks (Undisclosed Location) By Thousand Oaks Police Department – Traffic BureauFrom 7:00 PM. to 3:00 AM. Saturday February 10, 2024
San BernardinoFontanaDUI Checkpoint - Undisclosed locations by Fontana P.DTonight 7 PM to 2 AM on Saturday, February 10, 2024
San Luis ObispoSan Luis ObispoSuper Bowl DUI Saturation Patrols - San Luis Obispo, City-Wide - By SLOPDSuper Bowl LVIII Weekend February 9 to February 11, 2024
MontereySalinasDUI Checkpoints - Undisclosed Location in Salinas by CHPFebruary 2024 Super Bowl Weekend
OrangeOrangeDUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint - 300 City Drive SouthFrom 7 PM to 2 AM Friday, February 9, 2024
San BernardinoFontanaDUI Checkpoint - Undisclosed locations by Fontana P.DTonight 7 PM to 2 AM on Friday, February 9, 2024
TulareVisaliaDUI and DL Checkpoint in the City of VisaliaFriday, February 9, 2024
StanislausModestoDUI Checkpoint - Undisclosed Location in ModestoFrom 6:30 PM to 1:30 AM Friday, February 9, 2024
AlamedaBerkeleyDUI Checkpoint - Ashby Avenue Near San Pablo Avenue by Berkeley Police DepartmentFrom 8 PM to 2 AM on Friday, February 9, 2024
San MateoSan MateoDUI Checkpoint - Nearby the intersection of East Hillsdale Boulevard and Saratoga Drive San MateoFrom 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM Friday, February 9, 2024
Los AngelesLong BeachDUI and Driver License (CDL) Checkpoint by LBPD - West Division Area Long Beach CAFrom 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM Friday, February 9, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint - Van Nuys Boulevard and Vanowen Street Los Angeles, CA 91405From 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, February 9, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint - Pacific Coast Highway and Figueroa Street (Harbor City/Wilmington area)From 6 PM to 11 PM on Thursday, February 8, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint - Whittier Boulevard and Fresno Street (Boyle Heights) Los Angeles, CA 90023From 6 PM to 11 PM on Thursday, February 8, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol - Topanga AreaFrom 7:00 PM to 3:00 AM on Sunday, February 4, 2024
KernBakersfieldDUI Checkpoints - Undisclosed Location in BakersfieldFrom 6:30 PM to 2:00 AM on Saturday, February 3, 2024
OrangeSeal BeachDUI Checkpoint - Somewhere within the Seal Beach City LimitsFrom 7:00 PM to 3:00 AM on Saturday, February 3, 2024
RiversideMurrietaDUI Checkpoint - Nearby Jefferson Ave & Murrieta Hot Springs Rd Murrieta, CA 92562Starting at 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint - Wilshire Boulevard and Union AvenueFrom 6:00 P.M. To 11:00 A.M. Saturday, February 3, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol - Rampart AreaFrom 4:00 P.M. To 12:00 A.M. Saturday, February 3, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint - Vanowen Street and Rhodes Avenue Los Angeles, CA 91605From 6:00 P.M. To 11:00 A.M. Friday February 2, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint - Santa Monica Boulevard and Bronson Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90038From 6:00 P.M. To 11:00 A.M. Friday February 2, 2024
San DiegoEl CajonDUI checkpoint - 1400 Block East Washington Ave El Cajon, CA 92019From 8:00 P.M. To 2:00 A.M. Friday February 2, 2024
San Luis ObispoSan Luis ObispoDUI Checkpoints - Undisclosed LocationFrom 8:00 P.M. To 1:00 A.M. Friday February 2 2024
SutterLive OakDUI Checkpoints - Undisclosed LocationFrom 8:00 P.M. To 1:00 A.M. Friday February 2 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesLaurel Canyon Boulevard and Rinaldi Street Los Angeles, CA 91340From 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM on Thursday, February 1, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol in Mission AreaFrom 12:00 PM to 3:00 AM on Sunday January 28, 2024
Los AngelesCovinaSobriety and Drivers License Checkpoints - Arrow Hwy between Barranca & Grand AveFrom 7 PM to 2 AM on Saturday January 27 2024
San BernardinoFontanaUndisclosed LocationFrom 7 PM to 2 AM on Saturday January 27, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesImperial Hwy. & Compton Ave Los Angeles, CA 90059 - Interstate 105 (I-105) OverpassFrom 6 PM to 11 PM on Saturday January 27, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesSaturation Patrols - Rampart Village Los Angeles, CAFrom 12 PM to 8 AM on Saturday January 27, 2024
San BernardinoColtonUndisclosed LocationFrom 6 PM to 2 AM Friday, January 26 2024
San MateoSan MateoE Hillsdale Blvd & Saratoga Dr San Mateo, CA 94404 - Area South West U S-101From 6 PM to 2 AM Friday, January 26 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol in South BureauFrom 6 PM to 2 AM Friday, January 26
RiversideDesert Hot SpringsUndisclosed Location - DUI checkpoint in the cityFrom 6 PM to 2 AM Tonight Friday, January 26, 2024
San FranciscoSan FranciscoSobriety Checkpoint - Undisclosed location within the City.7:00 P.M. To 3:00 A.M Friday, January 26th, 2024
FresnoClovisDUI Checkpoint - Undisclosed location within the City of ClovisFriday Evening, January 26, 2024
Los AngelesLong BeachDUI Checkpoint at Pacific Avenue and 10th StreetFrom 6 PM to 11 PM Thursday, January 25
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint at Slauson Avenue and 110 FreewayFrom 6 PM to 11 PM Thursday, January 25
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol in Foothill Area12 PM to 8 PM on Sunday, January 21, 2024
San DiegoChula VistaUndisclosed Location In The South Bay City6:00 PM to 12:00 AM - Saturday, January 20, 2024
YubaMarysvilleDUI Checkpoint - Undisclosed Location5:00 PM to 12:00 AM - Saturday, January 20, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint - Wilshire Boulevard and Union Avenue Los Angeles, CA 900176 PM to 11 AM Saturday, January 20, 2024
San BernardinoOntarioUndisclosed Location9 PM to 3 AM Friday, January 19, 2024
Los AngelesPomonaDUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint at Undisclosed Location9 PM to 3 AM Friday, January 19, 2024
Los AngelesPomonaDUI Patrols Alcohol and/or Drugs in City of Pomona7 PM to 3 AM Friday, January 19, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint at Santa Monica Boulevard and Thayer Avenue - Los Angeles, CA 90024From 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, January 19 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint at La Brea Avenue and Obama Boulevard - Los Angeles, CA 90016From 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, January 19 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint at Western Avenue and 8th Street - Los Angeles, CA 90005From 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, January 19 2024
RiversideCathedral CityDUI Checkpoint - Cathedral City Police Department - Undisclosed location within the city limits.From 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM Tonight on Friday January 19, 2024
AlamedaHaywardUndisclosed location within the City LimitsFrom 7:00 PM to 2:00 AM Tonight on Friday January 19, 2024
Los AngelesHollenbeck Los AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol - in Hollenbeck Area ( Based on data showing incidents of impaired driving-related crashes and arrests. )From 4 PM to 12 AM on Thursday, January 18 2024
OrangeHuntington BeachUndisclosed location within the City LimitsFrom 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM Tonight Thursday, January 18, 2024
VenturaOxnardEnhanced Enforcement / Checkpoint Undisclosed LocationFrom 7:00 PM to 2:00 AM on Sat January 13, 2024
Los AngelesLa VerneUndisclosed location in the City of La VerneFrom 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM on Sat January 13, 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesUnion Ave & Olympic Blvd (Southbound) - Area West Of The 110 Los Angeles, CA 900155 PM to 1 AM Friday, January 12, 2024
Los AngelesPomonaDUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint at Undisclosed Location9 PM to 3 AM Friday, January 12, 2024
Los AngelesPomonaDUI Patrols in City of Pomona7 PM to 3 AM Friday, January 12, 2024
RiversideRancho MirageUndisclosed location in the cityFrom 6 PM to 2 AM Friday, January 12 2024
San BernardinoRancho CucamongaUndisclosed locationFrom 6 PM to 2 AM Saturday January 6, 2024
San BernardinoFontanaSobriety Checkpoint - Undisclosed LocationFrom 7 PM to 3 AM Saturday Jan. 6 2024
OrangeOrangeDUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint - 600 W Katella Ave, Orange, CA 92867Tonight From 7 PM To 2 AM Friday January 5, 2024
OrangeYorba LindaUndisclosed Location in the city of Yorba Linda. Report drunk drivers – Call 911From 6 PM to 2 AM Friday, January 5, 2024
RiversideSan JacintoHigh-Visibility Enforcement - Alcohol And/or Drugs in Riverside CountyWed Dec 20 Through New Years Day, 2024
San DiegoOceanside3500 block of Oceanside Boulevard6 P.M. to Midnight Friday Jan. 5 2024
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint- La Cienega Boulevard and Sawyer Street Los Angeles, CA 90034From 6 PM to 11 PM on Monday, January 1, 2024 (Happy New Year)
TulareVisaliaSaturation Patrols - Enhanced Enforcement - Alcohol And/or DrugsSat Dec 31 - New Years Eve, 2024
AlamedaOaklandDUI Checkpoints and Patrols in Oakland6 PM To 3 AM Sunday, Dec. 31 2023 New Year's Holiday Weekend 2024
San DiegoTijuanaUndisclosed location - Tijuana police to set up 9 DUI checkpoints throughout city - 1,200 officers will be on patrol around the city looking for drunk drivers5 Pm to Next day 5 Am New Year’s Eve Sunday, December 31, 2023
SonomaWindsorUndisclosed location in WindsorFrom 6 PM to 2 AM on Saturday, December 30, 2023
ImperialBrawleyDUI & Registration Checkpoints in Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area Brawley, CA 92227 [Tourist Attraction Point]Dec. 30, 2023, to Jan. 1, 2024 - New Year's Eve
San BernardinoRialtoNear Foothill Blvd, Rialto, CA 92376Sun Dec 31 - New Years Eve, 2024
Los AngelesPico RiveraPassons Blvd & Washington Blvd Pico Rivera, CA 90660Sun Dec 31 - New Years Eve, 2024
VenturaOxnardW Esplanade Dr & E Vineyard AveOxnard, CA 93036Sun Dec 31 - New Years Eve, 2024
HumboldtHumboldtDUI & Driver license safety checkpoint in Humboldt Area - Unincorporated AreaToday Night- Saturday, December 30, 2023 New Year's Eve Weekend
San DiegoNational CityCheckpoint at 100-200 Mile of Cars Way6:30 PM To 11 PM Saturday Night December 30, 2023
RiversideBanningDUI Checkpoint - Alcohol and/or Narcotics- Unincorporated area of the San Gorgonio Pass AreaFrom 7 PM to 1 AM on Saturday, December 30, 2023
VenturaVenturaUndisclosed location within the City of Ventura.7 PM to 2 AM on Friday, December 29, 2023 New Year’s Eve Weekend
AlamedaOaklandDUI Checkpoints and Patrols in OaklandAll Weekend - New Year's Eve Dec 2023
SolanoFairfieldDUI Saturation PatrolFriday, December 29, 2023 New Year’s Eve.
Los AngelesLos AngelesSunset Blvd and N Orange Grove Ave Near Area East Of N Fairfax AveFrom 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, December 29, 2023
VenturaMoorparkDui Check Point - Undisclosed LocationFriday, December 29, 2023
Contra CostaBrentwoodDUI Checkpoint Alcohol and/or drugs - Balfour Road6 PM to 12 AM on Friday, December 29, 2023
Contra CostaHerculesSobriety/driver’s license checkpoint - Unincorporated Area in HerculesFrom 8 PM to 1 AM on Friday, December 29, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesSaturation Patrols - Enhanced Enforcement - Area Downtown Central BureauFrom 4 PM to 12 AM on Friday, December 29, 2023
OrangeSan Juan CapistranoDUI Patrol Car & Motorcycles in in the city of San Juan CapistranoFriday, December 29, 2023 Before weekend’s New Year’s holiday
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint- Victory Boulevard and Babcock AvenueFrom 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, December 29, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint- Slauson Avenue and Hoover Street - Area West Of I-110From 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, December 29, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint- Sunset Boulevard and Orange Grove AvenueFrom 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, December 29, 2023
MontereyKing CityDUI Checkpoint - Undisclosed location within King CityFrom 6 PM to 10 PM on Thursday, December 28, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint - Huntington Drive and Pueblo Street Los Angeles, CA 90032From 6 PM to 11 PM on Thursday, December 28, 2023
OrangeTustinDUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint - Undisclosed location within the city limitsFrom 7 PM to 3 AM on Thursday, December 28, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint - Topanga Canyon Boulevard and Marylee Street Los Angeles, CA 91367From 6 PM to 11 PM on Thursday, December 28, 2023
OrangeWestminsterDUI Checkpoint - Undisclosed Location8:30 PM to 3:00 AM on Wednesday December 27, 2023
San DiegoTijuanaUndisclosed location - Tijuana police to set up 9 DUI checkpoints throughout city5 Pm to Next day 5 Am Christmas Eve Sunday, December 24, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol - in Van Nuys BoulevardFrom 3 PM to 11 PM on Saturday, December 23, 2023
Los AngelesAzusaDui Check Point - Undisclosed LocationFrom 6 PM to 2 AM on Saturday, December 23, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol - in South BureauFrom 6 PM to 2 AM on Saturday, December 23, 2023
San DiegoTijuanaUndisclosed location - within city limitsFrom 10 PM to 3 AM on Saturday, December 23, 2023
PlacerRocklinUndisclosed LocationFrom 6 PM to 2 AM on Saturday, December 23, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint - Western Avenue and Venice Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90019From 6 PM to 11 PM on Saturday, December 23, 2023
OrangeSeal BeachP C H and Main StFriday, December 22, 2023
OrangeNewport BeachSan Bernardino Ave Blvd Newport Beach, CA 92663Friday, December 22, 2023
OrangeSeal BeachP C H and Main StFriday, December 22, 2023
Santa CruzWatsonvilleUndisclosed location in the City Limits7 PM to 2 AM on Friday, December 22, 2023
OrangeFullertonN Lemon St AreaFriday, December 22, 2023
RiversideBanningDUI Checkpoint - Alcohol and/or Narcotics- Unincorporated area of the San Gorgonio Pass AreaFrom 7 PM to 2 AM on Friday, December 22, 2023
Los AngelesSanta MonicaUndisclosed Location - based on data showing incidents of impaired driving-related crashesFrom 6 PM to 2 AM on Friday, December 22, 2023
RiversideSan JacintoUndisclosed Location in San Jacinto CAFrom 7 PM to 2 AM on Friday, December 22, 2023
San DiegoLa MesaUndisclosed location - DUI Patrols - Alcohol and/or DrugsFrom 2 PM to 2 AM on Friday, December 22, 2023
San MateoSan CarlosDUI and driver's license checkpoint - 700 block of El Camino Real San Carlos, CA 94070From 9 PM to 2 AM on Friday, December 22, 2023
StanislausModestoDUI checkpoint - Somewhere within the countyFriday, December 22, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint - Figueroa Street and 9th Street Los Angeles, CA 90017From 6 PM to 11 PM on Friday, December 22, 2023
Los AngelesLong BeachEast Division area Near City east of Cherry AvenueFrom 6 PM to 2 AM on Friday, December 22, 2023
OrangeIrvineCulver Dr. and Trabuco Rd Irvine, CA 92620From 8 PM to 2 AM on December 22, 2023
KernRidgecrestUndisclosed location in the City of RidgecrestFrom 8 PM to 3 AM on Friday, December 22, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesFigueroa Street - Interstate 110 and State Route 110- WilmingtonFrom 6 PM to 11 PM on Thursday, December 21, 2023
StanislausTurlockDUI checkpoint - Undisclosed location within the cityFrom 8 PM to 2 AM on Thursday, December 21, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol - in Central BureauFrom 4 PM to 12 AM on Thursday, December 21, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint - Pacific Coast Highway and Figueroa StreetFrom 6 PM to 11 PM on Thursday, December 21, 2023
SacramentoFolsomDUI Checkpoint - Undisclosed LocationEvening Hours Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Saturation Patrol - in Hollywood AreaFrom 9 PM to 3 AM on Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesDUI Checkpoint - Tampa Avenue and Plummer Street Los Angeles, CA 913246 PM to 11 PM on Monday, December 18, 2023
KernBakersfieldUndisclosed Location within City LimitsFrom 8 p.m. Saturday Dec. 16, 2023 to 2 a.m. Sunday Dec. 17, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesSaturation Patrols in Hollenbeck Area4:00 P.M. to 12:00 A.M. On Saturday, December 16, 2023
RiversideEastvaleUndisclosed DUI Checkpoint Location in Eastvale7:00 P.M. to 3:00 A.M. Saturday Dec 16, 2023
San DiegoEscondidoUndisclosed location - DUI Checking - Alcohol and/or Drugs5:00 P.M. to 1:00 A.M. Saturday Dec 16, 2023
Los AngelesMonterey ParkUndisclosed location - DUI Patrols - Alcohol and/or Drugs6:00 P.M. to 2:00 A.M. Saturday Dec 16, 2023
FresnoFresnoUndisclosed LocationTonight Saturday Dec 16, 2023
NapaNapaUndisclosed location in the City of Napa.6:00 P.M. to 2:00 A.M. On Saturday, December 16, 2023
VenturaSimi ValleyUndisclosed Location within City Limits7:00 P.M. to 2:00 A.M. On Saturday, December 16, 2023
KernDelanoUndisclosed Location within City Limits8:00 P.M. to 2:00 A.M. On Saturday, December 16, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesRoscoe Blvd and White Oak Ave Near Area West Of I-4056:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. On Saturday, December 16, 2023
Los AngelesSouth PasadenaUndisclosed Location7:00 P.M. to 3:00 A.M. On Saturday, December 16, 2023
OrangeSeal BeachDUI checkpoint - Somewhere within the Seal Beach city limits7 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, 2023
KernDelanoUndisclosed Location within City LimitsDecember 16, 2023, from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
AlamedaUnion CityUndisclosed locationDecember 16, 2023, from 6:00 PM to midnight.
AlamedaDublinUndisclosed Location Within the City Limits7 P.M. to 3 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
YoloWoodlandDUI & Driver license Checkpoint in Central Woodland and conclude7 P.M. to 2 A.M. Saturday, December 16, 2023
Contra CostaConcordMonument Boulevard and Erickson Road Concord, CA 94520From 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15, to 3 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, 2023
SacramentoElk GroveDui Check Point - Undisclosed Location7 P.M. to 3 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
San BernardinoFontanaUndisclosed Location - Based On data showing incidents of Impaired Driving Related Crashes.7 P.M. to 3 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
San DiegoEl Cajon300 block of W. Chase Ave. El Cajon, CA 920208 P.M. to 2 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
VenturaOxnardUndisclosed Location7 P.M. to 2 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
Los AngelesMonterey ParkUndisclosed location6:00 P.M. to 2:00 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
SolanoVacavilleUndisclosed location within Vacaville6 p.m. to Midnight Friday Dec 15, 2023
KernBakersfieldAlcohol, Drug intoxication, licensing and registration Check - Undisclosed Location within City LimitsFrom 6 p.m. Friday Dec. 15, 2023 to 2 a.m. Saturday Dec. 16, 2023
OrangeAnaheimNear E. Santa Ana Canyon Rd. and S. Roosevelt RdFrom 6 Pm on Friday, December 15, 2023
OrangeSanta AnaUndisclosed Location - City of Santa Ana7 P.M. to 2 A.M. Friday, December 15th, 2023
ShastaReddingUndisclosed Location - City of Redding6 P.M. to 12 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
San BenitoHollisterDUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint- Undisclosed Location Within the City Limits6 P.M. to 2 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
YoloWest SacramentoJefferson Blvd, West Sacramento, CA 956918 P.M. to 2 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
RiversideDesert Hot SpringsUndisclosed Location6 P.M. to 2 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
San DiegoSantee8700 block of Fanita Drive8 P.M. to 2 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesN La Brea Ave and Oakwood Ave - Area North Of Beverly Blvd6pm To 11pm - Friday Dec 15, 2023
El DoradoPlacervilleUndisclosed Location6 P.M. to 11 P.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
OrangeGarden GroveUndisclosed Location9 P.M. to 3 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
MarinNovatoAlcohol, Drugs Marijuana Check- Undisclosed location in the City of Novato.Friday Dec 15, 2023
RiversideBeaumontDUI checkpoint - Undisclosed location6:00 P.M. to 12:00 A.M. Midnight Friday Dec 15, 2023
SonomaPetalumaPetaluma Boulevard North near Oak Street11:00 P.M. to 2:00 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
SonomaPetalumaEast Washington Street between Parkland Way and Executive Drive6:00 P.M. to 9:50 P.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
SutterYuba CityUndisclosed Location Within the City Limits7 P.M. to 1 A.M. Midnight Friday Dec 15, 2023
AlamedaLivermoreUndisclosed Location6 P.M. to 1 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
TehamaRed BluffUnclosed Location in the City - Locations based on collision and DUI Statistics.6 P.M. to 2 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
San Luis ObispoPaso RoblesUndisclosed Location within City Limits6 P.M. to 1 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
PlacerRocklinUndisclosed Location within City Limits6 P.M. to 2 A.M. Friday Dec 15, 2023
San MateoSan MateoS Norfolk St & Los Prados St - San Mateo, CA 944036 PM to 2 AM Friday December 15, 2023
Los AngelesBossier ParishUndisclosed LocationFrom 8 P.M. on Saturday, December 9, 2023
Los AngelesBurbankDUI Checkpoints - Alcohol and/or drug or Recreational Marijuana - Undisclosed Location - Based on a history of DUI crashes and ArrestsFrom 7 P.M. on Saturday, December 9, 2023
OrangeCosta Mesawithin the city limitsFrom 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, 2023
StanislausModestoUndisclosed location6:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec 8, 2023
RiversideTemeculaUndisclosed LocationFrom 7 PM to 1 AM On Friday, December 8th, 2023
RiversidePalm DesertUndisclosed Location City Limits6pm To 2am - Fri Dec 1, 2023
SacramentoCitrus HeightsDUI and Driver’s License Checkpoint - Disclosed Location9 p.m. on Saturday 2 Dec 2023 TO 2 a.m. on Sunday 3 Dec 2023
KernBakersfieldUndisclosed Location within City LimitsFriday, Dec. 1, 2023 from 6:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Los AngelesPasadenaUndisclosed Location within City LimitsFriday, Dec. 1, 2023
Los AngelesSan PedroPacific Avenue and 10th Street in San Pedro6 A.M. To 11 P.M. Sunday, November 26, 2023
San MateoRedwood CityEl Camino Real and Maple St and Woodside Rd and Bay Rd6 P.M. To 3 A.M. Sat Nov 25, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesImperial Highway and Main Street Near just west of the 105 Freeway's terminus immediately south of LAX6 A.M. To 11 P.M. Saturday, November 25, 2023
FresnoUndisclosed CityUndisclosed LocationSat November 25, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesLaurel Canyon Boulevard6 A.M. To 11 P.M. Wednesday, 22 November 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesNear Osborne Street6 A.M. To 11 P.M. Wednesday, 22 November 2023
OrangeSanta AnaUndisclosed Location - DUI / Driver’s License checkpoint7:00 PM To 1:00 AM. Wednesday, November 22nd, 2023
San DiegoEscondidoUndisclosed Location5 P.M. to 1 A.M. Saturday, Nov. 18. 2023
San BernardinoFontanaUndisclosed Location7 P.M. to 3 A.M. Friday, Nov. 17. 2023
YubaMarysvilleUndisclosed Location.6:00 P.M. To 12:00 A.M. Friday November 17, 2023
Los AngelesPomonaDUI Patrols - City of Pomona7 PM To 3 AM on Friday, November 17, 2023
Los AngelesPomonaDUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint - Undisclosed location within the city limits of Pomona9 PM To 3 AM on Friday, November 17, 2023
VenturaSimi ValleyUndisclosed Location.7:00 P.M. To 2:00 A.M. Friday November 10, 2023
SonomaSanta RosaMorgan Street & 5th Street, Santa Rosa6 PM to 2 AM Friday 10 Nov 2023
OrangeIrvineCulver Drive and Main Street, Irvine, CA 92614Friday, 10 November 2023. Time: 8 P.M. To 2 A.M.
LancasterLancasterAve L And 10th West - Area CostcoNight Friday November 3, 2023
San BernardinoFontanaCherry Avenue and Baseline Avenue - Area East Of I-15Friday, 3 Nov. 2023 from 7 P.M. to 3 A.M.
OrangeAnaheimNear S Beach Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92804From 6:00 P.M. Friday, Nov. 3, 2023
OrangeAnaheimNearby Orange Ave, Anaheim, CA 92804From 6:00 P.M. Friday, Nov. 3, 2023
ImperialBrawleyUndisclosed Location6:00 P.M. to 12:00 A.M. 2 November 2023
San DiegoSan DiegoNear San Diego State University - San Diego, CA 92182During Halloween Weekend 27 Oct to 31 Oct, 2023
FresnoFresnoEnhanced Enforcement - Alcohol And DrugsTue Oct 31 - Halloween, 2023
FresnoFresnoEnhanced Enforcement - Alcohol And Drugs4 P.M. to 2 A.M. on Oct. 28, 2023
SolanoFairfieldDUI / Driver's License Checkpoint at East Tabor and Dover Ave Fairfield, CA 945337 PM to 2 AM .Saturday, October 28, 2023
SacramentoFolsomUndisclosed LocationTonight Fri Oct 27, 2023
KernBakersfieldUndisclosed Location Within the city limits6:30 P.M. To 2 A.M. Friday, October 27, 2023
StanislausUndisclosed CitySomewhere Within the Stanislaus County, CA26 Oct Friday Night To Morning Hours of Saturday 27 Oct, 2023
San BernardinoFontanaUndisclosed Location7 P.M. to 3 A.M. - Friday, Oct. 27. 2023
RiversidePalm SpringsUndisclosed Location6 PM Oct. 26 until 1 AM Oct. 27, 2023
OrangeAnaheimE La Palma Ave & E White Star Ave Anaheim, CA 92806Tonight Friday October 20, 2023
MaderaMaderaUndisclosed LocationTonight Friday October 20, 2023
VenturaOxnardVictoria Ave - Area South Of Wooley Rd Oxnard CATonight Friday October 20, 2023
PlacerAuburnWithin the unincorporated area of Placer CountyTonight Friday 13 Oct 2023
OrangeMission ViejoDUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint in Mission Viejo – Undisclosed Location7 p.m. to 3 a.m. Friday, October 13, 2023
San MateoSouth San FranciscoDrugs Or Alcohol - Undisclosed Location in South San Francisco7 pm To 11 pm Fri Oct 6, 2023
SutterSutterNear Yuba Sutter Area - At An Unincorporated Area Of Sutter County Within The City Limits7 pm To 11 pm - Sat Sep 30, 2023
San FranciscoSan FranciscoUndisclosed Location Within The City Limits - alcohol and/or drugs7 pm To 3 am - Sat Sep 30, 2023
Los AngelesNorth HollywoodNorth Hollywood Area3pm To 11pm - Sat Sep 30, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesNear Newton Area - Saturation Patrols - Enhanced Enforcement3pm To 11pm - Sat Sep 30, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesHollywood Area3pm To 11pm - Sat Sep 30, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesRampart Area - Saturation Patrols - Enhanced Enforcement12pm To 8pm - Sat Sep 30, 2023
ButteGridleyCa-99 - Near Area Just North Of Spruce StFri Sep 29, 2023
PlacerAuburnUndisclosed Location - Within Auburn City LimitsFri Sep 29, 2023
San DiegoLemon Grove7879 Broadway Lemon Grove, CA 919458:30pm To 2:30am - Fri Sep 29, 2023
RiversidePalm SpringsUndisclosed Location - Within City Limits7pm To 1am - Fri Sep 29, 2023
VenturaCamarilloUndisclosed Location - Within City Limits6pm To 1am - Fri Sep 29, 2023
SutterYuba CityUndisclosed Location At A Central Location Within City Limits7pm To 1am - Fri Sep 29, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesN La Brea Ave and Oakwood Ave - Area North Of Beverly Blvd6pm To 11pm - Fri Sep 29, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesPacific Coast Highway and Frigate Ave6pm To 11pm - Fri Sep 29, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesVan Nuys Blvd and Remick Ave - Area North East I-56pm To 11pm - Fri Sep 29, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesVan Nuys Blvd and Vanowen St - Area East Of I-4056pm To 11pm - Fri Sep 29, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesNewton Area - Saturation Patrols - Enhanced Enforcement4pm To 12am - Fri Sep 29, 2023
SacramentoSacramento Area Northern Sacramento County9:30pm To 3am - Thu Sep 28, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesSlauson Ave - Area I-1106pm To 11pm - Thu Sep 28, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesSouth Bureau - Saturation Patrols - Enhanced Enforcement6pm To 2am - Thu Sep 28, 2023
AlamedaOaklandUndisclosed Location6pm To 4am - Tue Sep 26, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesVan Nuys Area - Saturation Patrols - Enhanced Enforcement3pm To 11pm - Sun Sep 24, 2023
Los AngelesLong BeachS Pacific Ave and 12th St - Area In San Pedro6pm To 11pm - Sun Sep 24, 2023
AlamedaHaywardUndisclosed location7:00 PM to 2:00 AM Saturday 23 September 2023
Santa ClaraGilroyUndisclosed location within the city.7:00 PM to 1:00 AM Friday 23 September 2023
San BernardinoRialtoS Riverside Ave and E San Bernardino Ave - Area North Of I-10Fri Sep 22, 2023
San BernardinoRialtoS Riverside Ave and E San Bernardino AveFri Sep 22, 2023
San BernardinoChinoRiverside Dr - Area Between Mountain Ave and Cypress AveFri Sep 22, 2023
VenturaVenturaE Harbor Blvd - South Of Oyster StFri Sep 22, 2023
RiversideWildomarUndisclosed Location8pm To 2am - Fri Sep 22, 2023
Los AngelesNewhallUndisclosed Location8pm To 2am - Fri Sep 22, 2023
San BenitoHollisterUndisclosed Location7pm To 1:30am - Fri Sep 22, 2023
RiversideDesert Hot SpringsUndisclosed Location6pm To 2am - Fri Sep 22, 2023
RiversideCathedral CityUndisclosed Location6pm To 2am - Fri Set 22, 2023
SolanoFairfieldOliver Rd and Hartford Ave - Area North Of I-80 By Staples630pm - Fri Sep 22, 2023
Los AngelesBaldwin ParkUndisclosed Location6pm To 12am - Fri Sep 22, 2023
San FranciscoSan FranciscoUndisclosed Location7pm To 3am - Fri Sep 22, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesSanta Monica Blvd and N Bronson Ave - Area Hollywood Forever Cemetery6pm To 11pm - Fri Sep 22, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesFlorence Ave and S Central Ave - Area East Of The I-110 - 76 Gas Station6pm To 11pm - Fri Sep 22, 2023
Los AngelesVan NuysSherman Way and Sepulveda Blvd - Area East I-405 By Cvs6pm To 11pm - Fri Sep 22, 2023
SacramentoLemon Hill47th Avenue at Steiner Drive — in the Lemon Hill area Lemon Hill, CA 958249:00 PM to 2:00 AM Thursday 21 September 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesSouth Bureau - Areas 77th St, Harbor, Southeast, Southwest6pm To 2am - Sun Sep 17, 2023
Los AngelesNorth HollywoodSaturation Patrols - Enhanced Enforcement3pm To 11pm - Sun Sep 17, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesSaturation Patrols - Enhanced Enforcement - 77th Street Area12pm To 8pm - Sun Sep 17, 2023
Contra CostaConcordWillow Pass Road and Mt. Diablo Street7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, until 3 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023
YoloWoodlandHighway 16, east of County Road 97 | unincorporated area5:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday 15 Sep 2023
San DiegoChula Vista300 block of L Street6 p.m. Saturday to Midnight 9 Sep 2023
San BernardinoFontanaUndisclosed location7 Pm To 3 Am - Saturday Sep 9, 2023
YubaMarysvilleUndisclosed location6 Pm To 1 Am - Saturday Sep 9, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesLucy's Drive Thru - West of the 110 Overpass, Intersection of W Pico Blvd and S Union Ave3pm To 11pm - Thu Sep 7, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesIntersection of La Cienega Blvd and Sawyer St6pm To 11pm - Thu Sep 7, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesFoothill Area - Increased Patrol Presence3pm To 11pm - Thu Sep 7, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesHollywood Area - Increased Patrol PresenceWed Sep 6, 2023
Santa CruzSanta CruzEnhanced Enforcement in Various LocationsMon Sep 4 - Labor Day, 2023
RiversideRiversideEnd-of-Summer Mobilization EffortsAug 16 - Sep 4, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesWest of I-110, Intersection of Rosecrans Ave and Menlo Ave6pm To 11pm - Sun Sep 3, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesIncreased Patrol Presence in the South Bureau Area6pm To 2am - Sun Sep 3, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesNorth Hollywood Area3pm To 11pm - Sun Sep 3, 2023
MontereySalinasSan Blanco RdSat Sep 2, 2023
San DiegoEscondidoNorth of CA-78, Center City Parkway Area6pm - Sat Sep 2, 2023
Los AngelesLos AngelesEast of I-405, Intersection of Roscoe Blvd and Van Nuys Blvd6pm To 11pm - Sat Sep 2, 2023

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Thinking of having a drink or taking medications that might affect your driving? Be sure to make a plan and ask someone to be your designated driver. In California, getting a DUI could mean facing fines and penalties averaging $13,500, plus a suspended license.

 

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California DUI Checkpoints

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At DUI Checkpoints Finder, we are committed to ensuring your safety on California’s roads. Our mission is to keep you informed about the latest DUI checkpoints in the state, empowering you to make responsible decisions and contribute to safer roads for everyone.

DUI Checkpoints

DUI checkpoints, also known as sobriety checkpoints, are temporary roadblocks established by law enforcement agencies to identify and deter drivers who may be operating their vehicles under the influence of alcohol or drugs. These checkpoints are strategically set up in locations where there is a higher likelihood of impaired driving incidents, such as during weekends, holidays, and special events.

The Importance of Staying Informed

Being aware of DUI checkpoints in California is crucial for several reasons:

  1. Avoiding Legal Consequences: Driving under the influence is a serious offense in California, and the consequences of a DUI conviction can be severe. By knowing where checkpoints are located, you can plan alternative routes or arrange for a sober ride to avoid any legal trouble.
  2. Promoting Safety: Impaired driving poses significant risks to both drivers and pedestrians. By staying informed about DUI checkpoints, you can encourage responsible driving behavior and contribute to a safer community.
  3. Supporting Law Enforcement: DUI checkpoints play an essential role in deterring drunk driving incidents. By cooperating with law enforcement officers at these checkpoints, you actively support their efforts to keep the roads safe for everyone.

Responsible Driving Tips

While our primary goal is to inform you about DUI checkpoints, we also advocate responsible driving habits. Here are some essential tips to keep in mind:

  • Always designate a sober driver if you plan on consuming alcohol.
  • Use rideshare services, public transportation, or a taxi if you are impaired.
  • Encourage friends and family to make responsible choices regarding driving under the influence.
  • Report suspected impaired drivers to local law enforcement to prevent potential accidents.

Disclaimer

DUI Checkpoints Finder is an information service and is not affiliated with any law enforcement agency. While we strive to provide accurate and timely information, checkpoint locations and times may be subject to change. Remember that responsible driving is crucial, and it is never safe to drink and drive.

Stay safe and informed with DUI Checkpoints Finder. Let’s work together to create safer roads for everyone in California!

Who Conducts DUI Checkpoints in California?

DUI Checkpoints in California

In California, DUI (Driving Under the Influence) checkpoints are typically conducted by various law enforcement agencies, including:

  1. Local Police Departments: Many DUI checkpoints are organized by local police departments within the cities and municipalities of California. These checkpoints are often part of local efforts to reduce impaired driving and enhance public safety.
  2. California Highway Patrol (CHP): The CHP is responsible for enforcing traffic laws on highways and state routes throughout California. They frequently conduct DUI checkpoints, especially on major roadways.
  3. County Sheriff’s Offices: Sheriff’s departments in various California counties may also organize DUI checkpoints within their jurisdiction to combat drunk driving.
  4. Task Forces: Some DUI checkpoints are organized by multi-agency task forces specifically dedicated to combating DUI-related offenses. These task forces can include officers from different local law enforcement agencies, the CHP, and even federal agencies.
  5. Municipal Police Departments: Apart from local city police departments, individual municipalities with their own police forces may also conduct DUI checkpoints within their boundaries.

Common DUI Checkpoints / Police Roadblocks Locations in California

DUI (Driving Under the Influence) checkpoints in California are typically set up in locations known for a higher incidence of drunk driving or where they can effectively deter impaired driving. While specific locations may vary depending on the region and local law enforcement priorities, here are some common DUI checkpoint locations in California:

  1. Urban Areas: DUI checkpoints are frequently conducted in urban areas, especially near nightlife districts, downtown areas, and entertainment venues where people tend to gather for social activities and may consume alcohol.
    • Los Angeles: Areas like Hollywood, Downtown LA, Santa Monica Boulevard, and Sunset Strip may have checkpoints, especially near popular nightlife spots.
    • San Francisco: Checkpoints might be set up in areas such as the Mission District, SOMA (South of Market), and along main roads leading into and out of the city.
    • San Diego: Urban areas like Gaslamp Quarter, Pacific Beach, and around major routes like the I-5 and I-8 could be locations for DUI checkpoints.
    • Sacramento: Areas near Downtown, Midtown, and near bars and restaurants along streets like J Street or K Street are common locations for DUI checkpoints.
    • Oakland: Locations near the Jack London Square area, Telegraph Avenue, and key routes like Interstates 580 and 880 may have checkpoints.
    • Long Beach: Checkpoints might be near entertainment districts like Downtown Long Beach, Belmont Shore, and areas near the Port of Long Beach.
    • Santa Ana: Urban spots close to the Artists Village, downtown Santa Ana, and near major roads like the I-5 could have DUI checkpoints.
    • Anaheim: Checkpoints could be set up near Disneyland, the Anaheim Resort area, and along main roads leading to and from popular tourist destinations.
    • San Jose: Areas close to Downtown San Jose, Santana Row, and near the SAP Center might have DUI checkpoints.
    • Fresno: Urban spots near Tower District, Downtown Fresno, and areas around California State University, Fresno, might see DUI checkpoints.
    • Bakersfield: Locations near the downtown area, along Buck Owens Boulevard, and near popular bars could be potential spots for DUI checkpoints.
    • Riverside: Checkpoints may occur near the University of California, Riverside, Downtown Riverside, and along major streets like University Avenue.
    • Irvine: Urban areas near the University of California, Irvine, the Irvine Spectrum Center, and around the Irvine Business Complex could have checkpoints.
    • Stockton: Areas close to Miracle Mile, Downtown Stockton, and near the University of the Pacific may have DUI checkpoints.
    • Chula Vista: Checkpoints might be set up near the Chula Vista Bayfront, Third Avenue, and areas close to the San Diego Bay.
  2. Highways and Major Roads: Law enforcement agencies often set up DUI checkpoints along highways, major roads, and freeways to catch impaired drivers traveling between cities or regions.
    • Interstate Highways: DUI checkpoints can be set up on interstate highways like I-5, I-10, I-80, and others that connect major cities and regions in California.
    • State Routes: Checkpoints are often established on state routes, including routes like State Route 1 (Pacific Coast Highway), State Route 101, and State Route 99.
    • Arterial Roads: Major arterial roads in urban areas and suburbs may also see DUI checkpoints. These roads connect residential neighborhoods and commercial districts.
    • Connector Roads: Roads that connect various parts of the state, such as the 405/101 interchange in Los Angeles, are potential locations for DUI checkpoints.
    • Exit and Entrance Ramps: Checkpoints are sometimes set up at exit and entrance ramps of highways, where law enforcement can screen drivers entering or exiting the highway.
  3. Near Bars and Restaurants: Checkpoints are often placed in proximity to bars, restaurants, and other establishments that serve alcohol. This helps deter individuals from drinking and driving after leaving these venues.
  4. Holiday Weekends: DUI checkpoints are common during holiday weekends, such as New Year’s Eve, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, when the likelihood of impaired driving tends to increase.
  5. Areas with Previous DUI Incidents: Law enforcement may target areas with a history of DUI incidents and accidents to reduce the risk of future incidents.
  6. School Zones and College Campuses: Some checkpoints are set up near schools and college campuses to ensure the safety of students and discourage impaired driving in those areas.
  7. Border Crossings: DUI checkpoints are sometimes placed near the borders with neighboring states to prevent individuals from entering California while under the influence.
  8. Residential Neighborhoods: In some cases, checkpoints are established in residential neighborhoods to protect local communities from the dangers of drunk driving.

Operational Guidelines for DUI Checkpoints

For a DUI checkpoint to be lawful in California, it must adhere to several guidelines, as set forth in the Ingersoll v. Palmer case:

  • Decision Making at Supervisory Level: Decisions regarding the location, time, and procedures of the checkpoint must be made by supervisory officers. This is to prevent arbitrary and capricious enforcement.
  • Neutrality: The criteria for stopping motorists must be neutral, meaning officers can’t randomly choose which vehicles to stop. For example, they might stop every third car or every car, but they cannot stop cars based on the appearance of the driver or vehicle.
  • Safety: The checkpoint must be safe for both officers and motorists. This includes proper lighting, warning signs, and signals, and clearly identifiable official vehicles and personnel.
  • Reasonable Location: The location of the checkpoint should be based on relevant factors such as areas with high incidence of DUI accidents or arrests.
  • Time and Duration: Checkpoints should be held at times when drunk driving is most likely to occur, and they should not last longer than necessary to achieve the objectives of the checkpoint.
  • Indication of Official Nature of Roadblock: The checkpoint should be clearly identifiable as a police checkpoint.
  • Length and Nature of Detention: The time each motorist is detained should be minimized, and the interaction should be no longer intrusive than necessary.

Legal Assistance and Rights at DUI Checkpoints

  • Right to Refuse Consent to Search: Unless the police have probable cause to believe a crime has been committed, a driver can refuse to consent to a search of their vehicle.
  • Right to Refuse Sobriety Testing: In California, you can refuse to undergo a field sobriety test. However, if you are lawfully arrested by an officer who has probable cause to believe that you have been driving under the influence, then you must submit to a blood or breath test.
  • Right to Remain Silent: You have the right to remain silent and cannot be penalized for refusing to answer questions without a lawyer present.

Motorists who are arrested at a DUI checkpoint should consider contacting a lawyer experienced in DUI defense. It’s often possible to challenge the legality of the checkpoint or the procedures used during the arrest.

How long does a DUI stay on your record in CA?

In California, the length of time a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) conviction stays on your record can vary depending on the type of DUI offense and your driving history. Here are the details with bullet points:

1. First-Time DUI Offense:

  • A first-time DUI offense in CA will generally stay on your driving record for ten years.
  • This means that the DUI conviction will be visible to law enforcement, courts, and other relevant authorities for a period of ten years from the date of the conviction.
  • After ten years, the DUI offense is considered “priorable,” which means it can be used to enhance penalties if you commit subsequent DUI offenses.

2. Second-Time DUI Offense:

  • If you are convicted of a second DUI offense within ten years of your first conviction, the subsequent DUI offense will stay on your record for even longer.
  • A second-time DUI offense in Ca can remain on your driving record for up to ten years from the date of the conviction.

3. Third or Subsequent DUI Offenses:

  • For individuals with three or more DUI convictions, the record of the DUI offenses can be visible on your driving record indefinitely.
  • Multiple DUI convictions can lead to severe penalties, such as longer license suspensions, higher fines, mandatory alcohol treatment programs, and potential jail time.

4. DMV Records and Criminal Records:

  • It’s important to note that a DUI conviction creates two types of records: one with the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and another with the criminal court system.
  • The DMV record typically shows information related to your driving privileges, including license suspension and DUI convictions.
  • The criminal court record shows the details of the DUI offense and any associated criminal penalties.

5. Expungement of DUI Convictions:

  • In some cases, individuals may be eligible to have their DUI conviction expunged from their criminal record after completing probation or other court-ordered requirements.
  • Expungement does not remove the conviction from your DMV record, but it can help with employment and background checks.

6. Impact on Insurance Rates:

  • A DUI conviction can significantly impact your auto insurance rates, often resulting in higher premiums for several years.
  • Insurance companies typically consider DUI convictions for at least three to five years, and in some cases, even longer.

7. Professional Licenses and Employment:

  • Some professions and employers may conduct background checks that include DUI convictions, which could affect job prospects or certain professional licenses.

It’s essential to be aware of the consequences of a DUI conviction and to take steps to prevent impaired driving. If you are facing a DUI charge in California, seeking legal advice and representation from a qualified attorney can help you understand your options and potential outcomes. Remember that responsible driving is crucial for your safety and the safety of others on the road.

How Much does a DUI Cost in CA?

The cost of a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) conviction in CA can vary based on several factors, including whether it is a first-time offense or a subsequent offense, the specific circumstances of the case, and the individual’s legal choices.

  1. Legal Fees: Hiring a DUI attorney can cost anywhere from $1,000 to $5,000 or more, depending on the complexity of the case and the attorney’s experience.
  2. Fines: DUI fines can range from $390 to $1,000 for a first-time offense. For subsequent DUI offenses, fines can increase to $1,000 to $2,000 or more.
  3. Court Costs: Additional court costs can vary but may amount to several hundred dollars.
  4. DUI Programs: If convicted of a DUI, you may be required to attend DUI education programs (DUI school), which can cost around $500 to $2,000.
  5. License Reinstatement Fee: After a license suspension, the fee to reinstate your driving privileges is approximately $125.
  6. Ignition Interlock Device (IID): If ordered by the court, an IID installation and monthly leasing fees can cost around $70 to $150 per month.
  7. Increased Insurance Premiums: A DUI conviction can lead to significantly higher auto insurance premiums, adding several thousand dollars to your insurance costs over a few years.
  8. Bail and Towing Fees: If you were arrested for DUI, bail costs and towing fees can range from $100 to $500 or more.
  9. Loss of Income: If your job is impacted by a DUI conviction (e.g., due to a suspended license), you may face a loss of income, which can vary widely depending on individual circumstances.
  10. Other Expenses: Additional expenses may include transportation costs (e.g., ride-sharing services), legal fees for expungement (if eligible), and potential civil lawsuits if the DUI resulted in an accident or injury.

Total Cost Estimate:

  • For a first-time DUI offense, the total cost can range from approximately $5,000 to $15,000 or more.
  • For subsequent DUI offenses, the total cost can exceed $20,000 or more, especially if the offense involves aggravating factors.

FAQs

Q: Are DUI checkpoints legal in California?

A: Yes, DUI checkpoints are legal in California, as upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court case ‘Michigan Dept. of State Police v. Sitz’ in 1990.

Q: Where are common locations for DUI checkpoints in Los Angeles?

A: DUI checkpoints in Los Angeles are often placed in high-traffic areas or locations with a higher prevalence of DUI incidents. These can include areas near entertainment venues, main thoroughfares, or neighborhoods with numerous bars and restaurants.

Q: How often are DUI checkpoints conducted in San Francisco?

A: The frequency of DUI checkpoints in San Francisco varies. Law enforcement typically increases the frequency during holiday periods or special events when the likelihood of drunk driving might be higher.

Q: Can I refuse to participate in a DUI checkpoint in San Diego?

A: If you are lawfully stopped at a DUI checkpoint in San Diego, you are required to interact with law enforcement officers. However, if you notice the checkpoint ahead of time, you can choose to legally turn around and avoid it.

Q: What should I do if I’m stopped at a DUI checkpoint in Sacramento?

A: If you’re stopped at a DUI checkpoint in Sacramento, remain calm and provide your license, registration, and proof of insurance if asked. You do not have to answer potentially incriminating questions like “Have you been drinking?”

Q: Can I refuse a sobriety test at a DUI checkpoint in San Jose?

A: Yes, in California, including San Jose, you can refuse field sobriety tests at a DUI checkpoint. However, if you’re arrested on suspicion of DUI, refusal to submit to a chemical test (breath, blood, or urine test) can result in enhanced penalties due to implied consent laws.

Q: How can I find out about DUI checkpoints in Fresno?

A: Law enforcement agencies in Fresno often publicize upcoming DUI checkpoints via local news outlets, social media, or the department’s official website, DUI Checkpoints Finder as a deterrent for drunk driving.

Q: What happens if I’m arrested for a DUI at a checkpoint in Long Beach?

A: If you’re arrested for a DUI at a checkpoint in Long Beach, you’ll likely be taken into police custody. It’s recommended to seek legal counsel from a DUI attorney immediately.

Q: Can a DUI checkpoint lead to non-DUI arrests in Oakland?

A: Yes, while the primary focus of a DUI checkpoint is to identify impaired drivers, officers in Oakland or any other city may also make arrests for other visible crimes such as possession of illegal substances or outstanding warrants.

Q: What are the consequences of a DUI arrest at a checkpoint in Bakersfield?

A: A DUI arrest at a checkpoint in Bakersfield can result in serious consequences, including fines, license suspension, mandatory alcohol education programs, probation, and even jail time.

Q: Are there more DUI checkpoints in Anaheim during specific times of the year?

A: Yes, in Anaheim, as in many cities, DUI checkpoints often increase during holidays like New Year’s Eve, Fourth of July, and Labor Day weekend when instances of drunk driving are typically higher.

Q: What rights do I have at a DUI checkpoint in Santa Ana?

A: At a DUI checkpoint in Santa Ana or any other city in California, you have the right to remain silent, refuse a search of your vehicle without a warrant or probable cause, and refuse to perform field sobriety tests.

Q: Can I be arrested for avoiding a DUI checkpoint in Riverside?

A: If you notice a DUI checkpoint in Riverside and decide to legally turn around to avoid it, that’s generally allowed. However, if you violate traffic laws or drive erratically in the process, you could be pulled over and potentially arrested.

Q: What happens if I’m on probation for a DUI and get stopped at a checkpoint in Stockton?

A: If you’re on probation for a DUI and get stopped at a checkpoint in Stockton, you’re typically required to submit to a breathalyzer test. A positive result could lead to a probation violation, which can carry serious penalties.

Q: Are there special considerations for commercial drivers at DUI checkpoints in Irvine?

A: Commercial drivers, including those in Irvine, are held to stricter standards than non-commercial drivers. A commercial driver can be charged with a DUI if their blood alcohol content is .04% or higher, compared to .08% for non-commercial drivers.

Q: Can out-of-state drivers be arrested at DUI checkpoints in Modesto?

A: Yes, out-of-state drivers are subject to the same laws as California residents when driving in the state. They can be arrested at DUI checkpoints in Modesto or anywhere else in California if suspected of driving under the influence.

Q: Do I need a lawyer if I’m arrested at a DUI checkpoint in Fremont?

A: If you’re arrested at a DUI checkpoint in Fremont or any other city, it’s highly advisable to seek the assistance of a lawyer who specializes in DUI cases. They can help navigate the legal process and potentially mitigate the consequences.

Q: What constitutes probable cause at a DUI checkpoint in Oxnard?

A: Probable cause at a DUI checkpoint in Oxnard or elsewhere in California can include noticeable signs of impairment such as the smell of alcohol, slurred speech, bloodshot eyes, difficulty with motor functions, or failure of a field sobriety test.

Q: Can a passenger be arrested at a DUI checkpoint in Moreno Valley?

A: While the focus at a DUI checkpoint is the driver, passengers in Moreno Valley or elsewhere can be arrested for visible illegal activities such as possession of drugs, open alcohol containers, or if they have outstanding warrants.