Law enforcement in Monmouth County will be setting up a DWI checkpoint to catch intoxicated drivers this weekend.
The DWI checkpoint will be in place on Route 33 in Neptune NJ and is scheduled to run between 11:00 p.m. on Friday night and 3:00 a.m. on Saturday morning.
Police officers with the Neptune Police Department and members of the Monmouth County DWI Task Force will be in charge of the drunk driving checkpoint, pulling over motor vehicles heading westbound on the highway and checking the drivers for signs of intoxication. Motorists will be instructed to drive to the parking lot of Jumping Brook Plaza, where Neptune NJ police officers will make sure that the drivers are not operating their cars while intoxicated or high on drugs.
The Monmouth County DWI Task Force is a multi-agency task force that makes a point of cutting down on drunk driving accidents throughout the county. The DUI task force coordinator is also the chief of the Brielle Police Department, while other members of the task force come from other police departments in Monmouth County.
Anyone who is planning to operate a motor vehicle on a road in Monmouth County this weekend should make sure that they are careful and attentive at all times. Not only can a drunk driving accident lead to catastrophic injuries and even fatalities, it can also result in severe penalties for the drunk driver. A conviction for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) in New Jersey can result in the loss of your driver’s license, heavy monetary fines, and jail time.
For additional information, check out the Middletown Patch article, “DWI Checkpoint This Weekend in Monmouth County.”
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