Checkpoint

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Police PresencePlay
Checkpoints often imply police or military are present for security reasons. SlideDrivers should be prepared to show their ID at the police checkpoint.
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Safety ChecksPlay
Checkpoints can be set up for safety, such as checking for drunk drivers. SlideThere was a sobriety checkpoint on New Year's Eve to deter drunk driving.
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Travel Slows DownPlay
Expect delays when approaching a checkpoint, as each vehicle is stopped and checked. SlideWe got stuck at a checkpoint for 30 minutes during our road trip.