Thanksgiving - Dangerous On The Road

I am sure your aware Thanksgiving is notorious for being one of the most dangerous days on the road.

I am sure your aware Thanksgiving is notorious for being one of the
most dangerous days on the road. The service MrCheckpoint helps
publicize these DUI Checkpoints, Saturation Patrols, and even
Speedtraps throughout San Diego and has over 35,000 twitter followers
and sends text message notifications.

The service is called an enabler by some who think people are avoiding
the DUI Checkpoints although local law enforcement and MADD are
supportive of promoting and publicizing the DUI Checkpoints.

The service MrCheckpoint took off after Sennett Devermont went through
a DUI Checkpoint and posted it on youtube after being illegally
detained and searched which the footage shows.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJ7fqyJSvqM or visit the website directly at http://www.mrcheckpoint.com 

From sharing this on other channels it has brought up some controversy on whether this is enabling drunk driving or preventing it. At first thought I figured it was just helping drunk drivers avoid these checkpoints. After some research into some of the checkpoint articles I found that having DUI checkpoints does prevent people from driving drunk because they will take more preventative measures not to end up in that situation. 

What do you think? 

This post is contributed by a community member. The views expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Patch Media Corporation. Everyone is welcome to submit a post to Patch. If you'd like to post a blog, go here to get started.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »