PIERRE – November’s list of sobriety checkpoints have been announced by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.
A total of 16 checkpoints will be done in 15 counties statewide. The checkpoints are designed to discourage people from drinking and then driving.
November checkpoints are planned in the counties of: Butte, Codington, Davison, Edmunds, Hughes, Jerauld, Jackson, Lincoln, Meade, Minnehaha, Pennington, Roberts, Stanley, Tripp and Union.
The monthly checkpoints are funded by the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety and conducted by the Highway Patrol. Both the Office of Highway Safety and the Highway Patrol are part of the Department of Public Safety.