THP announces Hardin County roadblock for Jan. 26


The Tennessee Highway Patrol announced Thursday it will conduct a sobriety roadside safety checkpoint in Hardin County on Friday, Jan. 26.

The checkpoint starts at 8 p.m. and is on Tenn. 22, north of Hagy Lane.

Troopers will evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol and drug impairment, and enforce driving under the influence and other laws.

Impaired driving reportedly kills more than 16,000 people and injures 305,000 others annually in the U.S.

The THP describes sobriety checkpoints as “highly visible and effective tools in the battle against impaired driving.”