Upper Milford Township Three Charged ...

Upper Milford Township Three Charged With Dui At Route 29 Check...

There are 11 comments on the The Morning Call story from Mar 18, 2009, titled Upper Milford Township Three Charged With Dui At Route 29 Check.... In it, The Morning Call reports that:

A sobriety checkpoint early Sunday on Route 29 resulted in three arrests by state police at Fogelsville .

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Sheba

Philadelphia, PA

#1 Mar 18, 2009
Good Job we need more check points.

Getting drunks off the road saves lives.
a mom

Bethlehem, PA

#2 Mar 18, 2009
there should definitely be more of these, all over,..every weekend
Winston

Montréal, Canada

#3 Mar 18, 2009
Sure, lets stop everybody on the roads. Maybe we can have random home inspections to see if people are doing anything illegal in thier house. How about searching people as they walk down the street.
andyZ

Bath, PA

#4 Mar 18, 2009
why not make alcohol illegal
NCCOP

Roselle, NJ

#6 Mar 18, 2009
Winston, those are great idea's. Lets only hope that they come true in the near future!!
PandNH4

King Of Prussia, PA

#7 Mar 18, 2009
Winston wrote:
Sure, lets stop everybody on the roads. Maybe we can have random home inspections to see if people are doing anything illegal in thier house. How about searching people as they walk down the street.
Or stop no one and let people who shouldnt be behind the wheel of the car continue to kill innocent people. There is a line, a well defined line, between inhibiting personal freedoms and stopping preventable crimes. These three idiots need to be punished and should consider themselves lucky its only drunken driving they are getting charged with and not attempted manslaughter.
Winston

Montréal, Canada

#8 Mar 18, 2009
PandNH4 wrote:
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Or stop no one and let people who shouldnt be behind the wheel of the car continue to kill innocent people. There is a line, a well defined line, between inhibiting personal freedoms and stopping preventable crimes. These three idiots need to be punished and should consider themselves lucky its only drunken driving they are getting charged with and not attempted manslaughter.
Recently a man was stoppped at a DUI checkpoint, he tested under the limit but was told he could not drive his car home because he had been drinking.

Does this sound like a well defined line to you?
Local Yocal

United States

#9 Mar 18, 2009
His BAC may have been under then limit at the test time but.......depending on when the man's last drink was, they might have done him or a potential victim a BIG favor. I call it a win-win for all.
andyZ

Bath, PA

#10 Mar 18, 2009
we have a bunch of experts in here

oh wait
PandNH4

King Of Prussia, PA

#11 Mar 18, 2009
Winston wrote:
<quoted text>
Recently a man was stoppped at a DUI checkpoint, he tested under the limit but was told he could not drive his car home because he had been drinking.
Does this sound like a well defined line to you?
Absolutely. Its within the officer's judgement. Although he may not have broken the DEFINED law by having a BAL higher than the limit, he was impaired enough for the officer to not allow him to drive away. Honestly, I see your point and if a law wasnt broken, the man shouldnt be punished but in this instance, its perfectly acceptable in my view to take that person off the road.
Jim Thorpe

Stroudsburg, PA

#12 Mar 18, 2009
Let's face it,no one wants to see anyone get hurt,but this like everything else in this country is all about money period.

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