A DUI checkpoint this weekend will take place at an undisclosed location in Lee County.
Checkpoint emphasis is placed on removing impaired drivers from the roadway, heighten awareness and educate the public on the dangers of drunk driving.
The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles reported 521 alcohol-related crashes in Lee County resulting in 20 fatalities and 368 injuries in 2010.
Daily enforcement, sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols by deputies with the Sheriff's Office are a part of a concerted effort to curb traffic fatalities, injuries and crashes in Lee County. Motorists can help by calling 911 to report drunk drivers.