OVI checkpoint in Williams County tonight.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol has announced that an OVI checkpoint will be held in Williams County tonight. The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. “Based on provisional data, there were 11,324 OVI-related crashes in which 725 people were killed last year in Ohio”, Lieutenant Alec P. Coil, commander of the Defiance Post, said. “State troopers make on average 15,000 OVI arrests each year in an attempt to combat these dangerous drivers. OVI checkpoints are designed to not only deter impaired driving but to proactively remove these dangerous drivers from our roadways”.

 

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