By Phyllis Smith, NewsRadio 1080 KRLD

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.

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Mary Cardell of Mothers Against Drunk Driving says the best thing about the checkpoints are that they’re advertised.

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Cardell says research shows roads are safer in states that have sobriety checkpoints.

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Critics say the checkpoints will stop and inconvenience lots of innocent drivers.