ksp checkpoint 300FRANKFORT, Ky. (7/2/13) – Kentuckians will see increased patrols beginning Wednesday, July 3, as troopers prepare for a busy July fourth holiday travel weekend.  
 
As part of the ‘Blue Lights Across the Bluegrass’ safe driving campaign, troopers will be maximizing their efforts to save lives by arresting impaired drivers, ticketing speeders and enforcing the seat belt law.*
 
“With this increased enforcement effort, KSP troopers will be conducting saturation patrols and safety checkpoints across the state,” says KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer.
 
“You’ll see more troopers on the road and enforcement will be stringent,” he adds. “Impaired drivers will be arrested and motorists exceeding posted speed limits or not using seat belts will be ticketed.”
 
Citizens can help save lives by reporting impaired, erratic or speeding drivers to the KSP toll-free hotline at 1-800-222-5555. Callers will remain anonymous and should provide a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and license number if possible.  
 
*For more information about ‘Blue Lights Across the Bluegrass’ click on the following link:  http://transportation.ky.gov/highway-safety/Pages/default.aspx.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by the Kentucky State Police

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
1 DOW 17,980.75
+268.09 (1.51%)    
2 S&P 2,083.59
+22.57 (1.10%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,933.81
+42.59 (0.87%)    

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5807

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5382

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5152

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5089

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4262

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4070

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13733

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11600

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 29, 2015 957

Huge Turnout Joins to Support Shanice Bean Family

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 29, 2015 881

Should Inactivity be Classified as a Disease?

by Mallory Powell
March 29, 2015 716

Covenant Community Church Hosts Annual…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 29, 2015 653

North American Stainless to Make $150 Million…

by Office of the Governor
March 29, 2015 620

Market Commentary - March 29, 2015

by Randall L. Franklin
March 30, 2015 604

Two Charged in Bremen Meth Bust

by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
March 29, 2015 594

Gov. Beshear, Federal Officials to Announce New…

by Office of Governor
March 29, 2015 546

Legislator's Log - Week of March 29, 2015

by Brent Yonts
March 29, 2015 533

UK Experts to Discuss Cancer Care on KET

by Allison Perry
March 29, 2015 528

Dave Says - March 29, 2015

by Dave Ramsey