Cambria County DUI checkpoints this weekend, Aug. 20 through 22

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CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Cambria County DUI Task Force and District Attorney will be conducting a “sobriety checkpoint” at a predetermined location this weekend.

Uniformed officers from police departments across the county will be located at the checkpoint from Aug. 20 to 22, according to a press release from the district attorney’s office.

It will focus on both drug and alcohol-impaired drivers to help reduce the risk of traffic collisions and fatalities associated with DUI.

As always, the task force urges people to keep the following in mind:

  • Don’t drink and drive
  • Before drinking, designate a sober driver
  • Know how prescription medications affect you
  • If you become impaired, call a sober friend/family member or an Uber/Taxi
  • If someone you know is impaired and about to drive, help them find an alternative means of travel

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