DUI checkpoint scheduled in Jackson County Wednesday

first_imgJACKSON COUNTY, Ind. – State troopers will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Jackson County from midnight until 2:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 26.The exact location was not immediately announced as it is chosen based on statistical data from DUI arrest and crash records.Drivers passing through the check point area should have their licenses and registrations ready to present to troopers and will only be detained briefly while police determine if further investigation is necessary.The public is asked to help do their part in making Indiana roadways safer by observing the following tips:Plan ahead and always use a designated driver.Don’t get behind the wheel of a vehicle if you’ve been consuming alcoholic beverages; instead call a taxi, a family member, or friend who has not been drinking to give you a ride.If you are hosting a party, always offer non-alcoholic beverages and make sure all of your guests leave with a sober driver or allow them to spend the night.Remember, Friends Don’t Let Friends Drive Drunk. Take the keys and never let a friend leave your sight if you think that they are about to drive while impaired.last_img

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