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TPD sets safety and sobriety checkpoint for Friday

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Posted at 11:17 AM, Dec 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-07 23:13:20-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The Tallahassee Police Department will host a safety and sobriety checkpoint in Tallahassee on Friday.

The checkpoint will run Friday from 11:30 p.m. until 3 a.m. and will be in the 2500 block of West Tennessee Street.

DUI checkpoints are used to detect drivers too impaired to operate a motor vehicle, vehicles with faulty equipment, and drivers operating a vehicle without a valid license.

Police said the checkpoint will be well-marked by signage and have marked patrol vehicles and uniformed officers. They said the operation is designed to have a minimal impact on traffic flow and to save lives.

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