Updated: April 11, 2018


THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL WILL BE CONDUCTING SOBRIETY ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKPOINTS FRIDAY IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES: LAWRENCE COUNTY AT US 43 SOUTH AT THE 23.4 MILE MARKER; MARSHALL COUNTY AT US 31 A AT 16 MILE MARKER  AND MAURY COUNTY ON HIGHWAY 50 AT THE 19 MILE MARKER.  TROOPERS WILL EVALUATE DRIVERS FOR SIGNS OF ALCOHOL OR DRUG IMPAIRMENT AND WILL TARGET THOSE WHO OPERATE A VEHICLE WHILE IMPAIRED AND TAKE CORRECTIVE ACTIONS FOR OTHER VIOLATIONS OBSERVED WHILE ENSURING THE PROTECTION OF ALL MOTORISTS.

THE TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL WILL BE CONDUCTING SAFETY BELT ROADSIDE CHECKPOINTS ON FRIDAY IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES: MAURY COUNTY ON HIGHWAY 99 AT THE 26 MILE MARKER, MARSHALL COUNTY ON STATE ROUTE 50 AT THE 2 MILE MARKER AND LAWRENCE COUNTY ON US 43 S AT THE 23.4 MILE MARKER. TROOPERS WILL TARGET THOSE WHO OPERATE A VEHICLE WHILE UNBELTED AND TAKE CORRECTIVE ACTIONS FOR OTHER VIOLATIONS OBSERVED.  THP RECOGNIZES THAT SAFETY BELT CHECKPOINTS ARE HIGHLY VISIBLE AND EFFECTIVE TOOLS OF ENFORCING THE SAFETY BELT LAWS OF TENNESSEE WHILE ENSURING THE PROTECTION OF VEHICLE OCCUPANTS.