The Florida Highway Patrol in conjunction with the Lee County Sheriff's Office will conduct a comprehensive roadside safety checkpoint in Lee County during the remainder of the month of July 2012. The central focus of this checkpoint will be the apprehension of impaired drivers.
Driving impaired from alcohol or drugs put everyone on the roadways in danger. Florida law considers a driver with .08 or higher Blood Alcohol Content to be impaired. Drivers under the age of 21 with a BAC of .02 or higher are also in violation of Florida law.
The Florida Highway Patrol would like to remind everyone that *FHP (*347) dialed from any cell phone contacts FHP should you need to report an aggressive driver or require roadside assistance.