Do Sobriety Checkpoints Prevent DUIs?

According to the Law Firm of Aaron Bortel, most people don’t intend on drinking and driving, but it does happen.

Of course, drunk driving is dangerous. According to the CDC, nearly 10,500 people die every year in drunk-driving related crashes.

Do Sobriety Checkpoints Prevent DUIs?

According to the CDC, checkpoints are indeed effective at prevention. Statistically, more checkpoints results in less alcohol-related fatal, injury, and property damage crashes each by about 20 percent. so while the verdict is still out if they prevent DUIs or not, they do definitely prevent injuries and fatalities. You can read the CDC’s fact sheet here.

Holiday are coming.

With Thanksgiving, Christmans and New Year’s Eve just around the corner, please be aware of others on the road.

 

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