What Should I Do at a Sobriety Checkpoint?

Sobriety checkpoints (or roadblocks) have become common tools used by police forces all around the country, not just in California. At the best of times, they’re an annoyance. They can also be significantly problematic, even if you have had nothing to drink. Knowing what to do when you are approaching these checkpoints, how to act toward the officers, and what your rights are will help you make it through. Know When and Where Understand that under federal law, all sobriety checkpoints must be publicized before they occur. Many California residents don’t know this, and that kn[...]