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Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, August 20

8/18/2014 by Brennan Matherne

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, August 20. 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 881 vehicles passed through the last Highway Safety Checkpoint conducted on LA Highway 1 at its intersection with U.S. Highway 90 on Wednesday, August 13. During the checkpoint, deputies reported the following violations:

  • 1 expired motor vehicle inspection stickers
  • 8 seat belt violations
  • 3 improper child restraints
  • 5 window tint violations
  • 1 expired vehicle registration
  • 1 canceled license plate

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