|Maybe coming to an area near you, I reckon!|
According to the details of the bill, it would allow for sobriety checkpoints in Texas cities with at least 500,000 people and/or counties with 250,000 populations. The article goes on to state that Texas has one of the highest proportions of drunken driving deaths in the country.
If passed, LPD officers could conceivable converge at the most popular bars in town especially at closing time and perhaps prevent a lot of accidents. Then again, would there even be enough of a police presence to enforce the sobriety checkpoint law locally?