Deputies to conduct traffic checkpoints in Summerville

Dorchester County News

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (WCBD) – The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit and Target Zero will be conducting a safety checkpoint Thursday evening.

Sgt. Rick Carson with DCSO said the checkpoint will take place on Terry Avenue in Summerville and is in response to collisions, citizen traffic complaints and previous enforcement.

Drivers will be checked for a valid driver’s license, possible impairment, seatbelt us, proper child restraints and any other violations.

Those checkpoints are expected to happen around 5:00 p.m. Motorists are asked to use caution when traveling in these areas and to be alert for the presence of law enforcement officers.

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