As the summer months heat up, general traffic flow picks up. Impaired drivers pose a danger to other drivers as well as public and private property, so as a matter of public safety, additional police officers patrol roadways during heightened traffic patterns.
When the idea of a DUI comes up in conversation, most people immediately picture a person doing a field sobriety test. These tests are done on the side of the road to help an Ohio police officer determine whether or not a driver is intoxicated.
There is a chance that you’ll encounter a DUI, drug or another type of police checkpoint while traveling through Ohio. As a general rule, officers are allowed to conduct traffic stops at these locations.