SALEM, MA — North Shore drivers are suggested to anticipate the potential for coming throughout a sobriety checkpoint in Essex County Friday evening into Saturday morning.
The precise spot on the checkpoint isn’t revealed.
“The aim is to additional educate the motoring public and strengthen the general public’s consciousness to the necessity of detecting and eradicating these motorists who function inebriated and/or medication from our roadways,” State Police Col. Christopher Mason stated. “It will likely be operated throughout various hours, the number of the automobiles won’t be arbitrary, security might be assured and any inconveniences to motorists might be minimized with advance discover to cut back worry and anxiousness.”
The checkpoint is funded by a grant from the Freeway Security Division of the Massachusetts Govt Workplace of Public Security and Safety.
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(Scott Souza is a Patch discipline editor masking Beverly, Danvers, Marblehead, Peabody, Salem and Swampscott. He will be reached at Scott.Souza@Patch.com. Twitter: @Scott_Souza.)