THP announces July 5 sobriety checkpoint for Hardin County


The Tennessee Highway Patrol announced it will conduct a sobriety roadside safety checkpoint in Hardin County on Friday, July 5.
The checkpoint will be on Tenn. 57, west of the intersection of Tenn. 128. No time for the checkpoint was given.
Troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol and drug impairment, and enforce driving under the influence and other laws.
Impaired driving reportedly kills more than 16,000 people and injures 305,000 others annually in the U.S.
The THP describes sobriety checkpoints as “highly visible and effective tools in the battle against impaired driving.”