The idea is to roll up to a sobriety checkpoint, display the sign and your license and not say a word — essentially asserting your rights.
New York State Troopers assisted the Suffolk County Highway Patrol Bureau Selective Alcohol Fatality Enforcement Team with the checkpoint at Route 110.
Bar and restaurant owners, along with local officials, urge people to choose a designated driver before heading out for the night or take a taxi home.
The DUI suspects ranged in age from23 to 52, the two men arrested for DWAI were Mathew Russo, 23, of Mount Sinai and John Emig, 26, of Islip Terrace.
Suffolk County police held their first-ever Boating While Intoxicated sobriety checkpoint, leading to the arrests of two people. The checkpoint, conducted by the Marine Bureau and Highway Patrol Bureau, was near Sandspit Marina in Patchogue.
A sobriety checkpoint on Long Island conducted by the Suffolk County Police, New York State Police, and MTA Police netted thirteen arrests on Friday night and Saturday morning.