North Penn Area DUI Checkpoint Press Release

                  During the weekend of October 18, 2019, through October 20, 2019, the North Penn Area DUI Enforcement Team will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in the North Penn Area along either Route’s 463, 309, 63 or other roadways.  This effort is to identify and remove impaired drivers from the roadway and to help prevent alcohol related vehicle crashes and fatalities.  DUI Patrols will also be conducted in several North Penn Area Police Department jurisdictions which will include Routes 363, 29, 152 and 663.

                This checkpoint and the roving patrols will be conducted in areas that have been identified as locations where alcohol and or drugs has been a significant factor in both vehicle stops and vehicle crashes.  In addition, information will be provide to motorists regarding the dangers and penalties involved with driving under the influence.

                The North Penn Area DUI Task Force would like to remind everyone of the options available to them, which include Designated Drivers and car service apps, such as Lyft and Uber and shuttle bus service from certain establishments.

                Anyone with questions concerning this event, please contact Corporal Michael Sloan of the Hatfield Township Police Department at (215) 855-0903.