Category Archives: DUI Checkpoints

Stay informed about sobriety checkpoints and OVI enforcement actions.

There Are Better Ways To Enforce OVI Law

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently concluded its annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” OVI campaign, a 20-day enforcement effort running through Labor Day. The national crackdown aims to prevent the incidence of impaired driver related highway fatalities over the extended Labor Day weekend. In Ohio, the statewide “Drive Sober” campaign means local law…
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Ohio OVI Blitz Continues Through Labor Day

This weekend saw local jurisdictions fully implement the annual Ohio OVI blitz known as "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over."  The enforcement action will last until September 7, 2015 and will be accompanied by radio, television and news coverage. The efforts are funded by massive federal grants and allows local and state police forces to garner…
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OVI Crackdown: Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over

OVI Crack Down Throughout Ohio.  Aug. 21 through Sept. 7 (Labor Day), law enforcement partners nationwide will show zero tolerance for drunk driving. Increased state and national messaging about the dangers of driving drunk, coupled with checkpoints and increased officers on the road, aim to drastically increase OVI arrests. This is part of the annual…
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OVI Checkpoint in Tipp City (July 17, 2015)

There will be an OVI checkpoint in Tipp City tonight. The checkpoint will be held from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. Friday night on State Route 571. We have also learned that the West Union Police Department, announced an OVI checkpoint from 9 p.m. to midnight tonight on state Route 41 at Rice Drive in…
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OVI Checkpoints Miss The Point Says ABI

The American Beverage Institute is an industry-sponsored advocacy group that has stood up to Mother Against Drunk Drivers and their campaing for government funded OVI checkpoints. The beverage group says that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) should back off from the roadblocks and instead support roving patrols to…
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