Sobriety Checkpoint Is Saturday

THP 3The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting sobriety checkpoints in Coffee County on Saturday Jan. 3.
The scheduled checkpoints are contingent upon manpower and weather conditions.
The sobriety checkpoints in Coffee County will take place at the intersection of Hwy 41 at AEDC Road.
During last year’s New Year’s holiday period, 16 people were killed in traffic crashes on Tennessee roadways. Of the 16 vehicular fatalities, 15 were vehicle occupants and one was a pedestrian. Alcohol was involved in six (37.5 %) of the traffic deaths, while seven individuals killed were not wearing seat belts.