Officers Plan Checkpoint

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 willpolice 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.

  • How stupid

    If we didn’t announce these things to the entire world maybe they would be more effective. Now every drunk in town is going to take the long way to Burger King instead of the direct path.

    • JMO

      funny that some drunks still drive right up to the checkpoints! LOL
      Then they complain when they get a DUI.

  • nanna

    one thing good about this announcement–all drunks will know to take another route<

  • bob

    I believe they’re required to announce this.

    • fyi

      Not required to disclose the location.

  • P Dub

    Safe Ride 785-621-2580 put it in your phone now.