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CHERRY HILL, NJ - During various times throughout the year, the Cherry Hill Police Department conducts Motor Vehicle Sobriety Checkpoints. These checkpoints are designed to make roadways safer by deterring and apprehending intoxicated drivers. High-visibility enforcement and media attention have made checkpoints an effective tool in removing impaired drivers from the roadways.According to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 10,497 people were killed in 9,477 alcohol-related crashes across the United States in 2016. Of the 607 traffic fatalities in New Jersey in 2016, 137 were killed as a result of alcohol involvement. That number represents 22 percent of the state’s traffic fatalities reported that year, and increase of almost 27% over the previous year.Law enforcement officers from Cherry Hill Township offer the following advice:
The Cherry Hill Police Department has planned to conduct a sobriety checkpoint on August 25th, 2018 during the late-evening hours.