Updated 10/26/20


The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a roadside sobriety checkpoint on State Route 273 at mile marker 13.1 in Giles County during Halloween week.
Impaired driving is a serious crime that causes the deaths of more than 16,000 people each year and the injury of more than 300,000.
During the stops, troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol and drug impairment.
According to Sergeant Brandly Smith, Troopers will target those who operate a vehicle while impaired and take corrective actions for other violations observes while ensuring the protection of all motorists.
THP recognizes that sobriety checkpoints are highly visible and effective tools in its ongoing effort to stop members of the public driving while under the influence.
Those arrested are documented in the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s annual Crime in Tennessee report.