February Sobriety Checkpoints

A total of 15 sobriety checkpoints in 12 different counties are planned during the month of February by the SD Department of Public Safety.

Designed to discourage drivers from drinking and then driving, the checkpoints are funded by the Office of Highway Safety and conducted by the Highway Patrol with the help of local law enforcement.

Checkpoints are scheduled for the counties of Beadle, Brown, Brule, Butte, Codington, Davison, Jackson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Minnehaha, Moody and Roberts.

Both the SD Office of Highway Safety and the SD Highway Patrol are part of the Department of Public Safety.