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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, May 28


5/26/2014 by Brennan Matherne
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Sheriff Craig Webre announced the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office will conduct a Highway Safety Checkpoint in Lafourche Parish during the daylight hours of Wednesday, May 28. 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 922 vehicles passed through the last Highway Safety Checkpoint conducted along the northbound lane of LA Highway 1 in the Mathews area on Wednesday, May 21. During the checkpoint, deputies reported the following violations:

  • 7 expired motor vehicle inspection stickers
  • 2 seat belt violations
  • 1 no driver's license
  • 1 no insurance