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"No refusal" DUI checkpoints coming to Tampa?

schwit1 (797399) writes | more than 3 years ago

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schwit1 (797399) writes "From 'The Ends Justify the Means' department ...

With New Year's Eve only days away, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration expects this to be one of the deadliest weeks of the year on the roads. But now a new weapon is being used in the fight against drunk driving.

Florida is among several states now holding what are called "no refusal" checkpoints. It means if you refuse a breath test during a traffic stop, a judge is on site, and issues a warrant that allows police to perform a mandatory blood test.

MADD won't be satisfied until suspected drunk drivers can be shot on the side of the road."

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