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Tennessee's Highway Patrol increases safety checkpoints

By: Chadd Partee

MTN Reporter

February 2, 2022

Be aware, Tennessee's Highway Patrol Enforcement is increasing safety checkpoints beginning February 1 st .

Coffee County specifically will be performing sobriety checks, while State troopers will also conduct driver license, seatbelt, and sobriety checks for the rest of the state.

Highway Patrol Colonel Matt Perry says, “Our goal is to keep everyone safe on Tennessee roadways. We will not tolerate drivers that endanger the public with their bad choices. Now is the time to start planning for your safe and sober ride.”

For a list of Tennessee Highway Patrol checkpoints visit their website. The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security’s mission is to serve, secure, and protect the people of Tennessee.