State Troopers Remind Motorist to Slow Your Roll

Sep 04, 2020 at 08:48 am by WGNS


The Tennessee Highway Patrol has a special message to kick off Labor Day Weekend…



NASHVILLE:

In nearby Nashville, a sobriety checkpoint has been annonced for a location on Bell Road.

Metro police officers will be staffing a sobriety checkpoint beginning in the late afternoon/early evening hours of Monday, September 7 (Labor Day) on Bell Road in the Hermitage Precinct.

The checkpoint will be staffed by the DUI Unit along with extra-duty officers working through a grant from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office.

In 2019, 41% of fatal crashes in Davidson County involved impairment. Additionally, the department responded to more than 800 crashes involving alcohol impairment with more than 500 injuries as a result.