The Richmond Police Department will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout September, October, November, and December 2019. The checkpoints will be at designated locations where statistics have shown an elevated number of vehicle crashes.
Traffic Safety Checkpoints are a valuable tool used to enhance highway safety. During the checkpoints, officers will be enforcing traffic laws related to impaired driving, registration and insurance, seat belt and child restraint, and motor vehicle equipment violations.
The approved locations include but are not limited to Eastern Bypass (KY 876), Main Street (Daniel Ellis Memorial Highway), Robert R. Martin (US 25), Irvine Street, Barnes Mill Road, Berea Road (US 25), Lancaster Road (KY 52), and Lexington Road (US 25).