The Columbia Police Department’s Traffic Safety Unit will conduct DUI enforcement and public safety checkpoints this weekend.
Officers will enhance patrols in entertainment districts and at a major Interstate to deter reckless and impaired driving, speeding and other motor vehicle violations that can cause collisions.
Officers will check drivers for:
* Valid driver’s license
* Possible Impairment
* Seatbelt Use
* Proper child restraints (when applicable)
* Any other violations of law that may be observed
* Find a designated driver if you are planning to consume alcohol
* Wear your seatbelt
* Obey the rules of the road
* Do not speed
* Stay alert
* Do not text and drive
The South Carolina Highway Patrol will be assisting CPD this weekend.
Drivers are encouraged to call 9-1-1, or *HP if they suspect that a driver is impaired or reckless.