The following are the results of the Joint Alabama / Florida Highway Patrol Roadside Sobriety Safety Checkpoint that was held on US 231 (SR 75) on the evening of July 31, 2009 from 8:00pm to 12:00am.
This checkpoint was part of the joint Take Back Our Highways initiative that was conducted the week of July 27th through July 31st.
Total Arrest 47
Criminal Drivers License Arrest 7
No Insurance 11
Seat Belt 4
Faulty Equipment 5
Commercial Motor Vehicle 1
Other Arrest 19
Faulty Equipment Notices 18
Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspections 7
Total Vehicles 48
Hours of Operation 4
The following agencies participated in the checkpoint, the Alabama Highway Patrol, Florida Highway Patrol, Florida Department of Transportation-Motor Carrier Compliance, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Cottondale Police Department and the Houston County Sheriff’s Office (Alabama).
The Florida Department of Transportation provided for the maintenance of traffic safety and warning devices during the checkpoint.