Collegedale Police Department To Conduct DUI Checkpoint On Dec. 28

Friday, December 21, 2012

The Collegedale Police Department will be conducting a roadside DUI checkpoint on Dec. 28, in Collegedale. Areas that will be enforced are Tennessee Highway 11, Highway 317, Highway 321, and Little Debbie Parkway.

Officials said, "The Collegedale Police Department is recognizing the danger presented to the public by drivers that drive impaired. Officers will concentrate their efforts on motorists that operate a vehicle while impaired."

The Collegedale Police Department has found that the DUI checkpoints are an effective means of enforcing the DUI laws of Tennessee while ensuring the protection of all motorists.

This checkpoint is partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.   

 


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