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DUI Checkpoints and Social Media

DUI Checkpoints and Social Media

Originally posted in the Daily Local News

Unlike their predecessors of 10 or 20 years ago, those who investigate and prosecute drunken driving crimes today have never-before-seen potential roadblocks and advantages, thanks to social media.

“It’s a brave new world, absolutely,” said Max Little, traffic safety resource prosecutor for The Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Association.

Social media can be valuable asset to educate and inform the public or it can be a “buzzkill” when used to undercut law enforcement efforts, officials said. 

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