HPD Warns of Increased DUI Checkpoints
A public notice has been issued by the Hawai’i Police Department about increased police enforcement through DUI checkpoints over Super Bowl weekend.
Police say the effort is part of a national and statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.
The following are likely penalties that come from HPD should an individual be arrested and convicted of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant:
- Minimum bail for release from jail – $500
- Installation of interlock system – $200 plus $92.56 per month
- Loss of drivers license
- Possible cancellation of insurance policy or a premium increase of up to $100 per month
- Alcohol assessment classes
- Community service
- Criminal probation
- Court fines
- Possible jail time