Pennsylvania State Police release holiday weekend sobriety checkpoint data

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Pennsylvania State Police

(WETM) – Pennsylvania State Police released data from the sobriety checkpoints conducted during the July 4 holiday. They issued 40 citations and 42 warnings. One person was arrested for driving under the influence.

The checkpoint targeted high D.U.I.-related crash areas, according to compiled statistical data.

The State Police would also like to remind drivers of the “Duty of Driver in Emergency Response Areas” law which states that drivers should move over to an open lane and/or reduce speed when they see police stopped along the roadway with their emergency lights activated or other emergency vehicles with their lights on.

PSP also reminds passengers to wear their seatbelts.

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