Police hand out holiday cheer at safety checkpoint

An officer with the Bennington Police Department hands out candy and key chains to motorists during a safety checkpoint December 2018. 

The Bennington Police Department announced that they will be conducting DUI sobriety checkpoints during the Thanksgiving weekend.

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BENNINGTON — The Bennington Police Department, assisted by state and county law enforcement, announced that they will be conducting sobriety checkpoints during Thanksgiving weekend.

The initiative will focus on removing impaired drivers from the roadway, seatbelt enforcement and a reduction in overall vehicle crashes.

Motorists are urged to use a designated driver whenever necessary and to always wear seatbelts.


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