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Monthly Traffic Safety Checkpoints

Date of News Release: 08/02/2010

(Morehead, Ky.) -- Captain John Blanton, Commander of the Kentucky State Police at Morehead announces that Troopers of the Morehead Post will be conducting Safety Checkpoints in addition to Moving Patrols throughout the Post 8 area during the entire month of June as well the remainder of the year 2010.

This Concentrated Enforcement Effort will utilize Troopers and Detectives assigned to and working the Morehead post area. Members of the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement (CVE) will also be utilized. Emphasis will focus on enforcing violations of Speeding, No Seat belt, Child Restraint, and Impaired Driving Laws as well as other violations of the Traffic Laws of Kentucky. The Blue Lights Across the Bluegrass and Operation K.S.P. programs will also be emphasized. Blue Lights Across the Bluegrass is a program the runs from July 1, 2010 through August 8, 2010 which emphasizes enforcement on DUI, No Seat belts, and Speeding. The K.S.P. program emphasizes Driving While Distracted.

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