Sobriety checkpoint this weekend in Bossier City

Bossier City, LA(KSLA)- Get your designated drivers ready if you intend on drinking this weekend.

The Bossier City Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Saturday night, February 19, 2011 in north Bossier City.

Officers will be looking for intoxicated drivers in an effort to deter people from drinking and driving and in turn reduce deaths and injuries from alcohol-related traffic crashes.

Officers will also watch for other violations including open containers of alcohol in vehicles, no seat belt use, no proof of insurance and any other infractions.

The checkpoint operation is funded by a grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.

(Courtesy of the Bossier City Police Department)  

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