HPD “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Campaign Begins
The Hawai’i Police Department will be buckling down on drivers who decide to operate a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant this holiday season.
Beginning Dec.12 and running through Jan. 1, island-wide DUI checkpoints will be set up by the HPD.
These efforts are part of a national and statewide campaign called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.”
Likely penalties for an arrest and conviction of a DUI are the following:
Minimum bail for release from jail – $500
Installation of interlock system – $200 plus $92.56/month
Loss of driver’s license
Possible cancellation of insurance policy or a premium increase of up to $100 per month
Alcohol assessment classes
Possible jail time