Nationally, groups such as MADD, or Mothers Against Drunk Driving, support the DWI checkpoints, noting law enforcement must be highly visible to be effective. The group believes checkpoints not only catch offenders, but serve as a warning to others not to drink and drive. Charlotte Observer file photo
Nationally, groups such as MADD, or Mothers Against Drunk Driving, support the DWI checkpoints, noting law enforcement must be highly visible to be effective. The group believes checkpoints not only catch offenders, but serve as a warning to others not to drink and drive. Charlotte Observer file photo

Are DWI checkpoints effective? Not everyone agrees they’re worth it

October 13, 2017 07:45 PM

UPDATED October 13, 2017 07:45 PM