DUI Checkpoint Planned East of Sarasota
The Florida Highway Patrol will be conducting a DUI Checkpoint this weekend in advance of the July 4th holiday. Troopers will be stopping drivers along Frutiville Road east of Sarasota beginning at 10 p.m. Friday night. Drivers will be stopped and will be asked to provide proper identification. Troopers will be looking for impaired drivers. Florida law considers a driver with Blood Alcohol Content above .08 to be impaired. Drivers under the age of 21 with a Blood Alcohol Content of .02 or above are also in violation of Florida law. Drivers are also reminded to dial *FHP if they see aggressive or impaired drivers.
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