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State Troopers, Dothan Police ‘Take Back Our Highways’

DOTHAN – The Alabama Department of Public Safety and the Dothan Police Department combined their efforts this past weekend to “Take Back Our Highways.” Alabama State Troopers and Officers took to the highways Saturday and Sunday evening conducting safety checkpoints throughout the city of Dothan and Houston County. The emphasis was placed on changing driver behavior and decreasing traffic fatalities.

Staff Photo: Jason Braverman
The Evermore CID is celebrating the completion of their $33 million U.S. Highway 78 median project. The road was expanded to six lanes, sidewalks and crosswalks were added.

DOTHAN – The Alabama Department of Public Safety and the Dothan Police Department combined their efforts this past weekend to “Take Back Our Highways.” Alabama State Troopers and Officers took to the highways Saturday and Sunday evening conducting safety checkpoints throughout the city of Dothan and Houston County. The emphasis was placed on changing driver behavior and decreasing traffic fatalities.

The following is a breakdown of citations issued during the weekend TBOH enforcement:

Driving Under the Influence-11
Speeding-15
No Seatbelt-21
No Child Restraint-3
Driving While Suspended-5
Driving While Revoked-5
Other Traffic Violations-48

With the Memorial Day holiday and summer travel season approaching, officers involved in this operation encourage motorists to observe all traffic laws to help ensure their safety.


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