The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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March 12, 2014

DUI checkpoint scheduled

— The Beckley Police Department will conduct a DUI Sobriety Checkpoint on from 8 p.m. Friday, March 14,  through 2 a.m. Saturday, March 15, on South Fayette Street near Beaver Avenue. An alternate location will be U.S. 19/Eisenhower Drive.

The checkpoint will be supported by roving DUI Enforcement Patrols throughout the evening and night time hours.  

Officers will be looking for impaired drivers, underage drinking and those driving on suspended or revoked driver’s licenses. The purpose of the DUI Checkpoint is to deter impaired driving and to increase awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving.

The Beckley Police Department and the Southern Regional Highway Safety Program encourage the motoring public to drive safely and designate a sober driver if consuming alcohol.

The DUI Checkpoint will be funded by the Southern Regional Highway Safety Program.

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