Frederick Police Will Be Conducting A Sobriety Checkpoint This Weekend

It will be held at an undisclosed location.

Frederick, Md (KM)  A sobriety checkpoint will be conducted this weekend at an undisclosed location in Frederick. Police say it’s an effort to promote awareness of and reduce the number of alcohol-impaired drivers on the roads.

The checkpoint will be clearly marked with signs, lights and officers in uniform.

It’s part of an effort by law enforcement to keep the roads safe for local drivers and visitors to Frederick.

Police say these local checkpoints are part of the Checkpoint Strikeforce campaign, which is funded in part by a grant from the Maryland Department of Transportation. They’re conducted in partnership with the Maryland State Police and Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

Frederick Police say traffic crashes are a leading cause of death for Maryland residents. Motorists are urged to drive sober, obey the speed limit, wear their seatbelts and eliminate distractions. Anyone who sees an impaired driver on the roads is asked to call 911.