Laurel Highlands DUI Task Force plans patrols, checkpoints |

Laurel Highlands DUI Task Force plans patrols, checkpoints

Renatta Signorini

Drivers beware: the Laurel Highlands DUI Task Force will be out on the roads this weekend.

Sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols will be set up in Westmoreland County from Friday to Sunday. Police did not offer specific details on locations or times.

Police urged drivers to drink responsibly and be aware of how prescription medications can affect driving ability. The task force said it is illegal to drive after consuming marijuana, including for a prescription.

Officers from the following departments are members of the task force: Jeannette, Latrobe, Ligonier Valley, St. Clair Township, Derry Borough, Mt. Pleasant Borough, Scottdale, Seward and Southwest Greensburg.

Renatta Signorini is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Renatta at 724-837-5374, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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