In an effort to promote public safety and to help protect the motoring public from intoxicated drivers, the Pennsylvania State Police from Troop R, Honesdale, will be conducting DUI sobriety checkpoints and DUI roving patrols this upcoming weekend on the roadways withing Wayne County experiencing a high rate of DUI related offenses and DUI related crashes.


In an effort to promote public safety and to help protect the motoring public from intoxicated drivers, the Pennsylvania State Police from Troop R, Honesdale, will be conducting DUI sobriety checkpoints and DUI roving patrols this upcoming weekend on the roadways withing Wayne County experiencing a high rate of DUI related offenses and DUI related crashes.

To prevent and deter drinking and driving, the Pennsylvania State Police sobriety checkpoints and roving patrols will be conducted with a zero tolerance enforcement policy.

Before drinking and driving, motorists should consider that Pennsylvania’s DUI laws prescribe a legal limit of .08 percent blood alcohol concentration.

DUI is a misdemeanor offense and penalties can range from a $300 fine with six months probation all the way up to fines of $5,000 with prison sentences of up to five years.

Sentences can include driver’s license suspensions of up to 18 months, attendance at Alcohol Highway Safety schools and mandatory ignition interlock systems.