Officers of the Hays Police Department will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint Saturday, August 24th, 2013 in the 600 block of E. 13th Street. The check lane will be held between 11:45 pm and 2:45 am.
The purpose of the lane is to improve the safety of the community by identifying impaired drivers and removing them from the roadway. Motorists suspected of driving under the influence will be given on-site sobriety tests.
Efforts will be made to minimize the interruption of traffic flow, but many drivers will be stopped as part of this program.
This event is being conducted in accordance with the Kansas Department of Transportation “I.D.D.P.” – Impaired Driving Deterrence Program.