Lake Charles –
On Saturday, May 28, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Louisiana State Police Troop D conducted a seatbelt checkpoint at 1657 Swisco Road in Sulphur. As a result of the checkpoint, deputies checked 416 vehicles and issued 33 citations.
Citations were given as follow:
No seatbelt – 25
No child restraints – 2
Driving under suspension – 3
Expired license plate – 1
Failure to register vehicle – 1
Expired driver’s license – 1
Child passenger safety technicians were also present to assist motorists with inspecting and properly installing child safety seats. This checkpoint was funded by Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.