Friday, February 06, 2009

Florida Highway Patrol Check Points

Traffic Stops Possible In Hendry, Glades and Lee

The Florida Highway Patrol will be conducting driver license and vehicle inspection checkpoints at the following locations during the month of Februarv 2009.

Lee County: Sunshine north of Lee Blvd
North River Road east of the Hendry County Line
South Road east of U.S. 41
Bell Blvd. north of State Road 82
Hart Drive north of State Road 78
Pine ridge & Kelly Road

Hendy County: Cowboy Way west of State Road 29
State Road 80 east of Labelle
County Road 78 west of State Road 29

Glades County: State Road 78 west of U.S. 27
State Road 29 & County Road 74
State Road 78 east of U.S. 27

Recognizing the danger presented to the public by defective vehicle equipment, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated with defects such as bad brakes, worn tires and defective lighting equipment. In addition, attention will be directed to drivers who would violate the driver license laws of Florida.

The Patrol has found these checkpoints to be an effective means of enforcing the equipment and driver license laws of Florida while ensuring the protection of all motorists.

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