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HPD Warns of Increased DUI Checkpoints

January 29, 2015, 11:48 AM HST
* Updated January 29, 11:51 AM
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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

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