02-04-16 16 DUI Checkpoints

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Traffic Services Section
Sergeant Robert P. Pauole
Phone: 961-2305

 

Media Release

Hawaiʻi Island police are informing motorist that police will increase enforcement by conducting DUI checkpoints over the Super Bowl weekend. The effort is part of a national and statewide campaign called “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.”

These are the likely penalties for an arrest and conviction 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/month
  • Loss of driver’s license
  • Possible cancellation of insurance policy or a premium increase of up to $100 per month
  • Alcohol assessment classes
  • Community service
  • Towing fees to recover vehicle
  • Court fines
  • Possible jail time

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