Police to be cracking down for holiday

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SHAFTSBURY — Vermont State Police, Shaftsbury Barracks will be teaming up with local law enforcement agencies to conduct safety and sobriety enforcement for the upcoming Independence Day Holiday.

As of June 15, Vermont has seen 17 fatalities from motor vehicle crashes. The scheduled event is an opportunity to use high visibility enforcement to reduce the number of crashes/fatalities statewide. Any recent crash data can be found at ghsp.vermont.gov.

In addition to checkpoint(s), Troopers will also be aggressively patrolling and enforcing motor vehicle laws concerning impaired, distracted/aggressive driving, speeding and seatbelt use in high traffic and high crash areas.

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