A campaign to remove impaired drivers from Roanoke County highways during the holiday season begins today. It is part of an effort to continue a trend of fewer DUI-related crashes in the county in recent holiday seasons. WFIR’s Bob Clark Reports.
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Roanoke County Police say drunk driving crashes have dropped from 164 in 2004 to 78 last year and will continue to try to keep impaired drivers from the highways. Multiple checkpoints will be set up for this month by Roanoke County Police at any hour of the day or night. County police plan on using social media to help with their plan this year.