Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Monthly Traffic Safety Checkpoints
Date of News Release: 09/01/2010
(Morehead, Ky.) -- Captain Bobby Murray, 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 September 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 Operation K.S.P. campaign and the Over The Limit Under Arrest campaign will also be emphasized. The K.S.P. program emphasizes Driving While Distracted. The Over The Limit Under Arrest campaign is a yearly campaign that emphasis enforcement of driving under the influence of alcohol and or drugs during a two week period that runs through the Labor Day weekend.