Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, July 9

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, July 9. 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 292 vehicles passed through the last Highway Safety Checkpoint conducted along the northbound lane of LA Highway 1 in the Mathews area on Wednesday, July 2. Three seat belt violations and one expired motor vehicle inspection sticker were the only violations reported by deputies during the checkpoint. 

Highway Safety Checkpoint Scheduled for Wednesday, July 9