May 082014

According to a press release from the Massachusetts State Police, a “Sobriety Checkpoint” will be implemented by the department on a Public Way and will operate Friday night into Saturday morning (May 9-10) and Saturday night into Sunday morning (May 10-11).

The press release states: “The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness to the need of detecting and removing those motorists who operate under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs from our roadways. It will be operated during varied hours, the selection of vehicles will not be arbitrary, safety will be assured, and any inconveniences to motorists will be minimized with advance notice to reduce fear and anxiety.”