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THP sets roadside safety checkpoints

Posted on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 1:35 am

CheckpointThe Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting sobriety roadside safety checkpoints and seat belt safety checkpoints this weekend, April 26 and 27.

Checkpoints will be set up on State Route 122 at mile marker one in Lincoln County, as well as State Route 50 at mile marker 15.8 and on Wilson Parkway in Fayetteville.

Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more than 16,000 people and injures 305,000 others every year in the United States.