December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

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Social media post from several law enforcement agencies is warning of stepped up patrols and checkpoints that will be enforce through New Years.

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) posted on social media that they will step up patrols and even posted that there will be a check point Fri. Dec. 17.

FCSO warns that you will be dropped off at the Northwestern Regional Adult Detention Center if you are caught driving impaired.

This is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month according to a social post from the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office.

Over 40,000 people were killed in alcohol related traffic accidents last year according to the post.

You are asked to plan ahead for a safe ride home before getting behind the wheel impaired as Driving Under the Influence (DUI) patrols will be implemented across the state.

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