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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for August 13

Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for August 13

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, August 13. Deputies will be checking motorists for seat belt and safety seat violations, expired inspection tags, expired/suspended driver's licenses, and other violations.

This checkpoint is part of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office's year-long campaign designed to raise awareness for these types of violations and make the highways of the parish safer for all motorists.

A total of 340 vehicles passed through the last Highway Safety Checkpoint conducted along the southbound lane of LA Highway 1 near the St. Charles Community on Wednesday, August 6. During the checkpoint, deputies reported the following violations:

  • 4 expired vehicle inspection stickers
  • 5 seat belt violations
  • 2 improper child restraints