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Last updated on Monday, March 8, 2010
(PAOLI, IN) - Troopers with the Indiana State Police Jasper Post will be conducting a sobriety check point at an undisclosed location in Orange County this Friday, March 12th.
Drivers passing through the check point area should have their licenses and registrations ready to present to troopers.
The purpose of the sobriety check point is to remove motorists from the highways who are alcohol or drug impaired.
Motorists who encounter another driver that may be impaired are encouraged to dial 911 and be prepared to give a description of the vehicle, location, and direction of travel.
State police would like to remind residents to...
Plan ahead and always designate a sober driver before consuming alcohol.
- Don't drive your vehicle if you've been drinking alcohol. Call a taxi or sober friend.
- Take care of your friends. Never let a friend drive while impaired. Take their keys.
- If you are hosting a party, always offer non-alcoholic beverages. Make sure all of your guests leave with a sober driver.
- Never provide alcohol to anyone under the legal drinking age of 21.
Motorists encountering another vehicle being operated erratically are encouraged to dial 911 or call the Jasper Indiana State Police Post at (812) 482-1441 or 800-742-7475 and be prepared to give a description of the vehicle, location, and direction of travel.
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