TURLOCK -- The Turlock Police Department has received a mini-grant to conduct DUI-driver's license checkpoints this year.
The $34,4000 grant from the state Office of Traffic Safety will cover eight checkpoints between now and September. The grant pays for staffing, including overtime and benefits, to conduct the operation.
The grants are a joint venture through the Office of Traffic Safety and the University of California at Berkeley's School of Public Health. The award is part of the university's Safe Transportation Research and Education Center.