Edmonson Voice Staff Report
The Edmonson County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the Kentucky State Police, Brownsville Police, and Mammoth Cave National Park has announced that the "Click It or Ticket" traffic safety program is set to take place in Edmonson County during this season's summer months.
Local law enforcement will set up traffic safety checkpoints throughout the county and encourage drivers to drive safely while following the law.
"We sometimes get asked why we publish the locations of our checkpoints," said Sheriff Shane Doyle. "I've always said that checkpoints are about making sure our drivers are following the law and practicing safe habits, it's not about writing tickets. If drivers know we're out conducting these checkpoints, it discourages illegal activity."
The program is funded through a grant which reimburses local departments for overtime during the campaign.
The following locations are approved safety traffic checkpoints in Edmonson County used by local law enforcement:
The sheriff said that officers will be looking for proper seat belt and child restraint seat usage, updated operator's license, registration, and insurance information, and check to see that no one is driving under the influence. He also reminded drivers with concealed deadly weapons permit to have their permit available and to inform officers if there is a weapon inside the vehicle.