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Sobriety Checkpoints Planned for August





 

For Immediate Release: Monday, July 31, 2017

Contact: Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer, 605-773-6196

 

Sobriety Checkpoints Planned for August

 

PIERRE, S.D. –  More than two dozen sobriety checkpoints are planned for August throughout South Dakota.   

 

The schedule calls for 25 checkpoints in 19 counties. The checkpoints are funded by the Office of Highway Safety and conducted by the Highway Patrol. The checkpoints are designed to discourage people from drinking and then driving

 

August checkpoints are planned for the counties of Brookings, Brown, Butte, Codington, Davison, Day, Fall River, Hamlin, Hughes, Jackson, Jerauld, Lake, Lawrence, Lyman, Minnehaha, Pennington, Roberts, Stanley and Yankton.

 

Both the Office of Highway Safety and the Highway Patrol are part of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

 

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