Franklin County Sheriff's Department conducting check points this weekend

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Deputies with the Franklin County Sheriff's Department will be conducting sobriety checkpoints over the weekend of August 24 - 26,

Deputies who are trained to actively seek out impaired drivers will man the checkpoints.

This weekend's check points are being funded through the checkpoints by Missouri Department of Transportation.

Locations of the checkpoints are selected based on traffic crash data in an effort to make the roadways of Franklin County safer for motorists.