DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office traffic unit and patrol unit will conduct driver’s license checkpoints in Summerville this week.

In conjunction with Target Zero, DCSO will conduct the checkpoints as a response to increased traffic complaints regarding speeding and reckless operation.

The checkpoints will take place in the area of Barshay Drive, Froman Drive, Garden Lane, and Bee Street in Summerville between Monday, November 4th and Wednesday, November 6th. The checkpoints will be during the late afternoon and early evenings.

According to the sheriff’s office, the driver will be checked for a valid driver’s license, seatbelt use, proper child restraints (when applicable) and any other violations that may be visible to the deputy. Motorists are asked to use caution when traveling in these areas and to be alert for stopped traffic and the presence of law enforcement officers