The West Virginia state police office in Parkersburg is planning a weekend DUI checkpoint.
It will begin this Friday around 8 p.m. and last until 4 a.m. Saturday morning.
Authorities say checkpoints allow them to check more vehicles at once for intoxicated drivers.
Sgt. G.L. Brown of the WV State Police-Parkersburg says, "According to what traffic it is, we could stop every vehicle on the road, determine not as heavy, not coming as regularly, may check every third car."
In addition to checking DUI’s, Sgt. Brown says troopers will also check for other traffic violation.
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