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Sobriety checkpoint scheduled in DeKalb this weekend

(Photo Supplied/ Indiana State Police)

DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WOWO): There will be a sobriety checkpoint in DeKalb County during the late house on Friday and into the early morning hours of Saturday.

The checkpoint is an effort to reduce the number of alcohol-related crashes and will target impaired drivers. It will be in an area that has had many alcohol-related crashes, according to the Indiana State Police.

DeKalb police are reminding drivers to have their driver’s license and vehicle registration ready when entering the checkpoint.

It’s also advised to:

  • ” Plan ahead and always designate someone as a designated driver.
  • Don’t get behind the wheel of a vehicle if you’ve been consuming alcoholic beverages.
  • If you are impaired, please call a taxi or call a sober friend or family member to come and get you.
  • If you are hosting a party, always offer alcohol-free beverages, and make sure that all of your guests leave with a sober driver. “

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