Sobriety checkpoints announced in Franklin County

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ST. ALBANS — State Police will be teaming up with local and county law enforcement in Franklin County to conduct sobriety and safety enforcement.

During the next 4 weeks, the Vermont State Police say they will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint within Franklin County.

“An aggressive effort will be made to identify impaired drivers on our highways,” Sergeant Derek Rolandini said in a statement.

Police say they will also be enforcing seatbelt use, child restraint, and other motor vehicle law violations during this checkpoint.

Nearly 29 fatalities from automobile crashes statewide have taken place throughout Vermont as of October 7.