DUI checkpoint planned Friday in Ontario

DUI checkpoint planned Friday in Ontario

There are 18 comments on the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin story from Nov 18, 2010, titled DUI checkpoint planned Friday in Ontario. In it, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reports that:

The Ontario Police Department will conduct a DUI and driver's license checkpoint from 6 p.m Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday.

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Elaine

United States

#1 Nov 18, 2010
The undisclosed location is most likely Haven Ave. exit off the 10fwy at Concours, as always! I'll be getting off the fwy at Millken since last time it took officers 40 minutes just to set up the cones. Pathetic!
Joe Blow

Upland, CA

#2 Nov 18, 2010
I avoid driving in Ontario, on checkpoint
days. I have a license, insurance and registration. Never drink and drive.

Why?
Don't like being questioned or stopped without any reason.

There has to be better methods to stop the drunk drivers.
Total waste of manpower and resources.
In the know

Rancho Cucamonga, CA

#3 Nov 18, 2010
Joe Blow wrote:
I avoid driving in Ontario, on checkpoint
days. I have a license, insurance and registration. Never drink and drive.
Why?
Don't like being questioned or stopped without any reason.
There has to be better methods to stop the drunk drivers.
Total waste of manpower and resources.
Its not a waste. It is paid for by the state of California through a grant. It takes a few minutes to go through one, but not long. I dont mind going through. They catch more drunks through the saturation patrols which they do through grant funding. Checkpoints are designed to let the public know that the police are out looking for drunks. They have been around since the early 90's. You are being stopped to find out if you are licensed or have been drinking and driving. Whats the problem? They take the unlicensed drivers off the street or a drunk, which is a good thing. I am sure Ontario gets between 50 and 100 unlicensed drivers a night. These are the people who will hit you and leave the scene. Sounds like you need to visit your local police department and go on a ride along so you can be better informed.
Ken Keniff

Santa Monica, CA

#4 Nov 18, 2010
Just download trapster on to your phone, based on your gps you'll get a warning about an upcoming checkpoint, so you can take another route.

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Since: Nov 10

Fontana

#5 Nov 18, 2010
these checkpoints infringe on my rights for a few minutes (never been in one longer than about 10 minutes)
a drunk driver can infringe on my rights for the rest of my life.
I'll just listen to some tunes while I wait to be passed through the checkpoint, thank you!
I wonder

Upland, CA

#6 Nov 18, 2010
In the know wrote:
<quoted text>Its not a waste. It is paid for by the state of California through a grant. It takes a few minutes to go through one, but not long. I dont mind going through. They catch more drunks through the saturation patrols which they do through grant funding. Checkpoints are designed to let the public know that the police are out looking for drunks. They have been around since the early 90's. You are being stopped to find out if you are licensed or have been drinking and driving. Whats the problem? They take the unlicensed drivers off the street or a drunk, which is a good thing. I am sure Ontario gets between 50 and 100 unlicensed drivers a night. These are the people who will hit you and leave the scene. Sounds like you need to visit your local police department and go on a ride along so you can be better informed.
These checkpoints aren't for safety.
They're to bring in the big bucks. Last month a traffic cop pulled me over because I turned right BEFORE the checkpoint. My home was nearby their checkpoint. It's interesting that they don't stop cars that lawyers might drive.(Lexus, BMW)Anyways I just let it go, cop had no reason to pull me over, I was never inside the checkpoint or violate any traffic laws.
I wonder

Upland, CA

#7 Nov 18, 2010
Ken Keniff wrote:
Just download trapster on to your phone, based on your gps you'll get a warning about an upcoming checkpoint, so you can take another route.
Download the Trapster APP for iPhone or just go to their website and look at the "TrapMap".
Joe Blow

Upland, CA

#8 Nov 18, 2010
In the know wrote:
<quoted text>Its not a waste. It is paid for by the state of California through a grant. It takes a few minutes to go through one, but not long. I dont mind going through. They catch more drunks through the saturation patrols which they do through grant funding. Checkpoints are designed to let the public know that the police are out looking for drunks. They have been around since the early 90's. You are being stopped to find out if you are licensed or have been drinking and driving. Whats the problem? They take the unlicensed drivers off the street or a drunk, which is a good thing. I am sure Ontario gets between 50 and 100 unlicensed drivers a night. These are the people who will hit you and leave the scene. Sounds like you need to visit your local police department and go on a ride along so you can be better informed.
Sounds like YOU like to kiss the cops' butts.
The problem is, why am I being questioned/stopped? I didn't do anything.

Ride along? We're talking about stopping people for no reason, not patrolling the city.

Keep doing your thing Community Watch Captain ;)
David Who

Upland, CA

#9 Nov 18, 2010
In the know wrote:
<quoted text>Its not a waste. It is paid for by the state of California through a grant. It takes a few minutes to go through one, but not long. I dont mind going through. They catch more drunks through the saturation patrols which they do through grant funding. Checkpoints are designed to let the public know that the police are out looking for drunks. They have been around since the early 90's. You are being stopped to find out if you are licensed or have been drinking and driving. Whats the problem? They take the unlicensed drivers off the street or a drunk, which is a good thing. I am sure Ontario gets between 50 and 100 unlicensed drivers a night. These are the people who will hit you and leave the scene. Sounds like you need to visit your local police department and go on a ride along so you can be better informed.
Oh come on! I got family members in law enforcement who say these checkpoints are to bring in revenue.
welcome

Upland, CA

#10 Nov 18, 2010
to nazii germanyy
1Km Sniper

Montgomery, AL

#11 Nov 19, 2010
ATTENTION ALL DRUNK DRIVERS: To make sure your ordeal going thru the vehicle checkpoint is smooth and without hassel, make sure you have a dozen donuts and plenty of coffee on board!
Joe Blow

Upland, CA

#12 Nov 19, 2010
1Km Sniper wrote:
ATTENTION ALL DRUNK DRIVERS: To make sure your ordeal going thru the vehicle checkpoint is smooth and without hassel, make sure you have a dozen donuts and plenty of coffee on board!
and a couple hundred dolla' bills ;)
a person that hates cops

Lytle Creek, CA

#13 Nov 19, 2010
yea... no surprise there... at an undisclosed location...
common sense

Kapolei, HI

#14 Nov 19, 2010
Dont be stupid. Dont drink and drive.Dont worry.End of story.
Joe Blow

Upland, CA

#15 Nov 19, 2010
a person that hates cops wrote:
yea... no surprise there... at an undisclosed location...
Don't trying making a turn before the checpoint.
Traffic cop will stop you on the spot.
(Even though you AREN'T breaking any traffic laws.)
cargirl

Upland, CA

#16 Nov 20, 2010
Hello people would you rather have these cops have a checkpoint or just let the drunk drivers kill someone? Just don't drink and drive! Oh yeah even if you are close to a checkpoint and turn before you reach the checkpoint they will still pull you over! That I do not agree with but they do.
rbf

Van Nuys, CA

#17 Jun 14, 2013
Cal Berkeley did a study that showed DUI checkpoints actually do mare harm than good. The DUI arrests are actually low compared to saturation patrols. MADD so much political clout they actually cut their nose to spite their face. Anyone with a cell phone can tell where they are and bars warn their patrons. They are allowed because they are supposed to serve the greater good of the community. But study after studybshows they actually cause more drunk drivers to be on the road by just avoiding the large congestion of officers in one area. Our public dollars going to waste. Grant or not they are obsolete.
Josh

Los Angeles, CA

#18 Aug 23, 2013
I heard it's on 4th and Grove

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