From Staff Reports

The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting driver license roadside safety checkpoints during the week of May 2 – 8, 2021 on State Routes 343 in Hamblen County, week of May 23 – 29, 2021 on State Route 32 in Jefferson County. and during the week of May 16 - 22, 2021 on Cave Church Road in Cocke County.

Recognizing the danger to unbelted vehicle occupants, Troopers will target those who operate a vehicle while unbelted and take corrective actions for other violations observed.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol recognizes that safety belt checkpoints are highly visible and effective tools of enforcing the safety belt laws of Tennessee while ensuring the protection of vehicle occupants.