FHP: DUI Check points in Lee County

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FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol will conduct a DUI Wolfpack Detail on May 22, from 10 p.m.- 6 a.m. on May 23.

FHP says they’re proactively removing impaired drivers from the roadways and ultimately enhancing the safety of the motoring public. Troopers conducting the detail will be mobile, monitoring traffic, to maximize their visibility and effectiveness in removing impaired drivers from the roadways in Lee County.

Driving impaired from alcohol or drugs put everyone on the roadways in danger.  Florida law considers a driver with .08 or higher Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) to be impaired.  Drivers under the age of 21 with a BAC of .02 or higher are also in violation of Florida law.

The Florida Highway Patrol would like to remind everyone that *FHP (*347) dialed from any cell phone contacts FHP should you need to report an aggressive driver or require roadside assistance.

The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles: providing A Safer Florida by securely maintaining the records of more than 19 million registered vehicles and over 15 million licensed drivers, as well as providing safe travel along Florida’s highways.

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