The Lake Charles Police Department will be conducting a seat belt checkpoint somewhere in the city.  The checkpoint begins at 4:00 p.m. and lasts until 9:00 p.m. tonight.

In conjunction with the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, the Lake Charles Police Department will be conducting seatbelt checkpoints on May 1, 2014 and May 7, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at an undisclosed location inLake Charles. This enforcement is due to a passenger truck campaign that the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission has set to encourage all drivers of motor vehicles to wear their seatbelt.

Deputy Chief of Police Mark Kraus

 

Be careful out there and make sure to wear your seatbelt.  Buckle up or get a ticket!