ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - The Albemarle County Police Department is having DUI /Sobriety Safety Checkpoints throughout the month to keep people safe through the holiday season.

On Friday, December 2, a checkpoint along Scottsville Road at Avon Street saw just over 200 vehicles pass through between 11 p.m. and 2:30 a.m.

A total of nine summonses were issued, but not one for DUI.

Albemarle County Police Department Press Release:

The Albemarle County Police Department conducted a DUI/Sobriety safety checkpoint on Friday, December 2nd. The checkpoint was conducted on Scottsville Road at Avon Street between the hours of 11 p.m. and 230 a.m.

There were a total of 202 vehicles that passed through the checkpoint which yielded no DUI arrests. Two drivers received summonses for driving on a suspended license and one other driver for possession of marijuana. There was a total of nine Virginia Uniform Summons that were issued for other traffic infractions.

The Albemarle County Police Department wants all drivers to be sober to ensure traffic safety in Albemarle County. If you have been drinking alcohol, please get a ride from a sober driver, take a cab or find some other way to get home without driving intoxicated.

DUI patrols and checkpoints will continue during the holiday season to ensure traffic safety for the citizens and their guests of Albemarle County.