DUI checkpoint planned for weekend in Vegas area

The Associated Press
Posted: 12/16/2009 04:02:17 PM PST
Updated: 12/16/2009 04:02:17 PM PST

LAS VEGASóLas Vegas police and the Nevada Highway Patrol will conduct a DUI checkpoint this weekend. The agencies say the checkpoint will start at 7 p.m. Saturday and last through 3 a.m. Sunday. It will be in the area of Boulder Highway and Sahara.
Officials say the checkpoint will focus on finding drivers impaired by drugs and alcohol.
The checkpoint is being coordinated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. It is being partially funded by a grant from the Nevada Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety.