Sobriety Checkpoints: Get The Facts
The typical arrest for driving under the influence, or DUI, occurs when you are pulled over by a police officer, but being checked for DUI at a roadblock or checkpoint is also a possibility. Anyone concerned about the issue of driving under the influence should be aware of these so-called "sobriety checkpoints." This article takes a closer look at this law enforcement tactic. State Laws State laws vary regarding sobriety checkpoints. At one time there was some disagreement about whether these types of stops violated search and seizure laws.