Benton - The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout the county. These checkpoints will be at designated areas on highways where statistics have shown an elevated number of vehicle crashes. During the checkpoints officers will be enforcing laws related to operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, licensing of motor vehicles and operators, registration and insurance violations, seat belt and child restraint violations and motor vehicle equipment violations as well as other violations.
Below is a list of traffic safety checkpoint locations. These roadway locations include, but are not limited to:
US 68 West
US 68 East
Traffic Safety Checkpoints are a valuable tool used to promote the safety and well being of the public as well as providing police with visibility and interaction with the community. Checkpoints are utilized throughout the Commonwealth to help promote highway safety.