DARTMOUTH — The Massachusetts State Police will implement a "Sobriety Checkpoint" this weekend in Bristol County.

The state police say that it will take place on Saturday, August 11th into Sunday, August 12th. They announced that it will be operated during varied hours, the selection of vehicles will not be arbitrary, safety will be assured, and any inconveniences to drivers will be minimized with advance notice.

According to State Police Colonel Kerry Gilpin. "the purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public's awareness to need of detecting and removing those motorists who operate under the influence of alcohol and or drugs from our roadways."

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