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Franklin Police announce DUI checkpoints for Friday night

Franklin Police announce DUI checkpoints for Friday night

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Nationally, one in three traffic fatalities are a result of an alcohol-impaired driving crash.

The Franklin Police Department will conduct two sobriety checkpoints on Friday night, March 4: one on Hillsboro Road, and one on Royal Oaks Boulevard.

The Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office awarded the Department with a $35,000 grant to use for anti-DUI initiatives including DUI checkpoints, saturation patrols, training, equipment, and overtime for officers working this checkpoint.

Nationally, one in three traffic fatalities are a result of an alcohol-impaired driving crash.

DUI checkpoints are governed by state law. Pre-publication of locations helps ensure safety and successful prosecution of offenders.

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