Sobriety checkpoints to begin Aug. 17
Saturday, August 11, 2012
The Cole County Sheriff’s Department will participate in statewide sobriety checkpoints and DWI saturation patrols Aug. 17-Sept. 3.
Authorities said impaired driving contributes to nearly 30 percent of all Missouri traffic fatalities.
In 2011, 220 people were killed and 902 seriously injured in crashed involving an impaired driver.