Sobriety checkpoint in Manchester Friday and Saturday
July 23. 2014 10:21PM
MANCHESTER — Manchester police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint Friday and Saturday in the city.It’s a response to deaths and injuries that result from drinking and driving, police said.
The department obtained permission from the Hillsborough County Superior Court North to conduct the checkpoint.
The program, approved by the N.H. Highway Safety Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, provides federal highway safety funds to support the checkpoints.
The purpose of the sobriety checkpoint is to detect and apprehend the impaired driver before anyone suffers an injury or death.