The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

November 27, 2012

Patrols, checkpoints to increase over holidays

By Sarah Plummer
Register-Herald Reporter

The Southern Regional Highway Safety Program will increase the number of patrols and checkpoints over the holidays to crack down on impaired driving, according to SRHSP Coordinator Lt. Paul Blume.

Blume said a National Impaired Driving Crackdown will be initiated from Dec. 12 through Jan. 1, a time frame when law enforcement typically see an increase in DUI-related crashes, injuries and fatalities.

The Southern Regional Highway Safety Program serves Webster, Pocahontas, Braxton, Nicholas, Fayette, Greenbrier and Raleigh counties.

To view the program and its mission for safer roadways in our region of West Virginia, visit