The Berea Police Department will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the months of June, July, August, and September. These checkpoints will be at designated areas on highways where statistics have shown an elevated number of vehicle crashes. During the checkpoints officers will be enforcing laws related to operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, licensing of motor vehicles and operators, registration and insurance violations, seat belt and child restraint violations, and motor vehicle equipment violations.
Below is a list of traffic safety checkpoint locations. These roadway locations include, but are not limited to:
Richmond Road / Berea Bypass (Highway 956)
Chestnut Street / Mount Vernon Road (25 South)
Highway 1016 / Old US 25
Richmond Road (US 25) / White Station Road
US 25 / Slate Lick Road
US 421 / Ky 21
Scaffold Cane (Ky 595) / Gabbard Town Road
South Dogwood / Flat Gap
Ky 1016 / US 421
Traffic Safety Checkpoints are a valuable tool used to promote the safety and well being of the public as well as providing police with visibility and interaction with the community. Checkpoints are utilized throughout the Commonwealth to help promote highway safety.