EULESS (CBSDFW.COM) – The controversial sobriety checkpoint bill will be re-introduced at the upcoming legislative session.
The bill would allow for sobriety stops in cities with a population over 500,000, and counties with more than 250,000 people.READ MORE: Appeals Court Ruling Keeps Abortion Ban In Place In Texas
Mary Cardell of Mothers Against Drunk Driving says the best thing about the checkpoints are that they’re advertised.READ MORE: Amtrak Train From Fort Worth Crashes In Oklahoma, Four Hurt
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Cardell says research shows roads are safer in states that have sobriety checkpoints.MORE NEWS: Critical Race Theory Law Could Be Behind Latest Southlake Racism Controversy
Critics say the checkpoints will stop and inconvenience lots of innocent drivers.