News From Terre Haute, Indiana

November 16, 2012

Indiana State Police to conduct sobriety checkpoint in Vigo County


Special to the Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — The Putnamville District of the Indiana State Police is scheduled to conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Vigo County during the late evening hours today.

The checkpoint is in conjunction with the Operation Pull Over Blitz 73 “Safe Family Travel” from Nov. 16 through Dec. 2.

Drivers who encounter a checkpoint will be required to produce a valid driver's license and registration. Motorists who are not impaired can expect only short delays of two to three minutes while passing through the checkpoint.  

Motorists are strongly encouraged to adhere to two basic principles when consuming alcohol: Do not drink and drive, and always use a designated driver.

Police ask that if you encounter a suspected impaired driver, dial 911 and be prepared to give a description of the vehicle, location and direction of travel.