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Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services
Last Reviewed: August 2012
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends publicized sobriety checkpoint programs to reduce drunk driving. In these programs, law enforcement officers systematically stop drivers to test them for alcohol impairment. Media efforts to publicize sobriety checkpoints are an important part of these programs.
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Guide to Community Preventive Services. (2012). Motor vehicle injury — alcohol-impaired driving: Publicized sobriety checkpoint programs. Retrieved from https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/motor-vehicle-injury-alcohol-impaired-driving-publicized-sobriety-checkpoint-programs