DWI offenders need more jail time

A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked whether DWI checkpoints are the most effective means of preventing alcohol-related accidents.


• “I think that the checkpoints are fine but I would actually set up outside of bars where the drinking could go too far. It would be ideal to stop the driving before it happens, but you can’t regulate away all our freedoms.”
— Jim Sitterly

• “I do agree that checkpoints to reduce the number of drunken drivers should be held, but not nightly and