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Sobriety checkpoint planned March 17

Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 5:16 pm

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department and the Tennessee Highway Safety Office will be conducting sobriety roadside checkpoints on March 17, on Huntsville Highway in the area of mile marker 0 and mile marker 1.

Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills 16,000 and injures 300,000 others every year in the United States.

Deputies will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol and/or drug impaired and take actions for other violations observed while ensuring the protection of all motorists.