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HPD Continues Impaired Driving Enforcement

As summer comes to an end, the Honolulu Police Department wants to remind everyone to drive responsibly.

Honolulu police officers will be setting up impaired driver checkpoints at unannounced times and locations from September 1 to October 31, 2019, as part of the department’s ongoing efforts to reduce the number of traffic injuries and deaths. Drinking and driving can result in serious consequences. We strongly urge drivers to think before they get behind the wheel.

The legal drinking age is 21. Promoting intoxicating liquor to a person under the age of 21 is a misdemeanor punishable by up to one-year imprisonment.

Honolulu police officers will be conducting impaired driver checkpoints every week from September 2019 and will continue to do so through September 2020 as part of the federal “52/12” sobriety checkpoint program.