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Roving patrols, not checkpoints, catch more drunk drivers

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The sobriety checkpoint planned for Fargo Thursday will serve to funnel limited state and federal grant money away from measures that have proven to be most effective in combating drunk driving ("DUI checkpoint planned for Thursday in Fargo," June 24 issue of The Forum).

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Because they are highly visible by design and publicized in advance, roadblocks are all too easily avoided by the chronic alcohol abusers who comprise the core of today's drunk driving problem.

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