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

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Most Read This Week

August 31, 2015 6742

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 5746

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
August 30, 2015 3961

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 2896

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 2547

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 19278

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 12117

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

September 02, 2015 5746

Madisonville Gaining Two New Businesses

by Ron Sanders
September 02, 2015 2896

Investigation Leads to Meth Trafficking Charge

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 2381

UPDATE: Missing Teen Located

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 2162

Woman Allegedly Passed Out at Wheel Charged with…

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1717

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - September 2, 2015

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1117

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1060

Gov. Beshear's Statement on County Clerks,…

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 1001

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 940

Blood Drive Boosts Blood Bank Deposits

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
September 02, 2015 926

GPD Conducting Safety Checkpoints

by SurfKY News