Extra DUI Checkpoints In Conn. For Weekend

HARTFORD, CT (WCBS 880) – State police in Connecticut will have more troopers than ever checking for drunk drivers this Labor Day weekend.

LISTEN: WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reports

Lt. Paul Vance says the DUI checkpoints have already been mapped out and he says police are letting drivers know, in advance, where they will be.

READ: List of Checkpoints (PDF)

“We’re putting the locations on our website. We’re talking about them publicly because we want this to be a topic of conversation for all people,” Vance told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau.

Vance says virtually every state highway, parkway, and even some secondary roads will be covered by more than the usual number of troopers.

  • calcheckpoint

    We should never drink and drive, but I still like to know where checkpoints
    will be in Orange County, San Diego, and LA. I may use calcheckpoint
    (www.twitter.com/calcheckpoint) to find out where they are.

  • Andy Levinson

    They are using the so-called legal DUI checkpoint to look for other stuff they can’t do legally, like have license and registration checkpoints…….they are doing it everywhere

    Remember the government never does anything FOR you

    • Johnny

      Exactly, the checkpoints are nothing more than an excuse find other stuff to issue revenue generating tickets. I don’t know how these “safety checkpoints” are allowed to continue as it is an infringement on civil rights due to lack of probable cause.

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