OVI checkpoint Friday in Warren County.

Troopers plan Warren County OVI checkpoint for Friday night

The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to “deter and intercept impaired drivers,” according to a press release issued this morning.

MORE: One OVI arrest at 2017 checkpoint

In Ohio during 2017 there were 375 OVI-related fatal crashes in which 401 people were killed, according to Lieutenant Chuck O’Bryon, commander of the Lebanon post.

State troopers make approximately 25,000 OVI arrests each year in an attempt to combat these dangerous drivers, according to a release issued by O’Bryon.

MORE: No arrests made at Montgomery County checkpoint

“OVI checkpoints are designed to not only deter impaired driving, but to proactively remove these dangerous drivers from our roadways,” according to the release.

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