Sobriety checkpoint to occur in Manchester
MANCHESTER — As a result of increased incidents of drinking and driving, Manchester Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint as an effective method of detecting and apprehending impaired operators.
The program, approved by the New Hampshire Highway Safety Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, provides federal highway safety funds to support these checkpoints.
Officials say a review of records has shown that the use of alcohol by individuals operating motor vehicles has resulted in an alarming number of deaths and personal injury accidents.
Manchester Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the Manchester area on Thursday, July 20 and Friday, July 21.