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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, January 22


1/19/2014 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, January 22. 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 Lafourche Parish safer for all motorists.

A total of 539 vehicles passed through the last Highway Safety Checkpoint which occurred on LA Highway 308 on Wednesday, January 15 just south of Lockport. During that checkpoint, deputies reported the following violations:

  • 19 expired motor vehicle inspection stickers

  • 2 seat belt violations

  • 2 expired vehicle registrations

  • 1 improper child restraint

  • 1 no insurance