DUI checkpoint scheduled for Thursday

To help stop impaired drivers, Louisiana State Police Troop L, the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Twenty-First Judicial District Attorney’s Office will conduct a no refusal DUI checkpoint Thursday at an undisclosed location in Tangipahoa Parish.

The checkpoint will begin at approximately 9 p.m.

Troopers will be focusing on motorists not wearing seat belts, unrestrained children in vehicles, and any dangerous driving behaviors such as speeding, following too close, and driving while distracted.

To contact the Louisiana State Police, dia *LSP or (*577) on cell phones to report impaired drivers and dangerous roadway conditions.