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Ohio State Highway Patrol to Conduct OVI Checkpoint in Circleville


CIRCLEVILLE, OH (Date) – The Circleville Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol has announced plans to conduct an OVI (Operating a Vehicle Impaired) checkpoint this week in an effort to deter and intercept impaired drivers.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the Circleville Police Department and the Pickaway County Sheriff’s Office, announced today that an OVI Checkpoint will be held from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Lancaster Pike in the City of Circleville.

The OVI checkpoint is funded by federal grants, with the intention of both deterring
people from driving while impaired and removing those who choose to do so from our

As part of their ongoing commitment to promoting road safety and preventing accidents caused by impaired driving, authorities are urging individuals who plan to consume alcohol to utilize designated drivers or arrange alternative transportation before consuming alcoholic beverages. This proactive approach aims to prevent unnecessary tragedies resulting from the reckless decision to drive while impaired.

Local law enforcement agencies and safety partners will be providing operational support for the sobriety checkpoint, ensuring the effective implementation of measures to safeguard the community from the dangers of impaired driving.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol emphasizes the importance of responsible behavior on the roads and encourages all motorists to prioritize safety by refraining from driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Together, through collective vigilance and responsible decision-making, communities can work towards creating safer roadways for everyone.