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DUI checkpoint scheduled for Thursday in Tallahassee

DUI Checkpoint
Posted at 4:22 PM, Aug 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-29 16:22:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Tallahassee Police have announced that they will be setting up a DUI check point in the 300 block of Stadium Drive on Thursday.

The Tallahassee Police Department says that they will be hosting a safety and sobriety checkpoint in Tallahassee on Thursday.

The checkpoint will run from 11:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. and will be in the 300 block of Stadium Drive.

They say DUI checkpoints are used to detect drivers who are too impaired to drive, cars with faulty equipment, and those drivers operating cars without a valid license.  

The checkpoint will be well marked by signage, marked patrol vehicles, and uniformed officers.

The operation is designed to have a minimal impact on traffic flow and to save lives.