Richmond Police Announce New Traffic Safety Checkpoints

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RICHMOND, VA – In an effort to reduce traffic crashes and improve roadway safety, the Richmond Police Department has announced traffic safety checkpoints throughout the city in April and May.

“The Richmond Police Department will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints throughout April and May 2022. The checkpoints will be at designated locations where statistics have shown a high number of vehicle crashes,” the department said in a statement. “Traffic Safety Checkpoints are a valuable tool used to enhance highway safety. During the checkpoints, officers will be enforcing traffic laws to reduce impaired driving and motor vehicle collisions.”

The approved locations will be Eastern Bypass (KY 876), Robert R. Martin (US 25), Lexington Road (US 25), Main Street (Daniel Ellis Memorial Highway), Barnes Mill Road, and Berea Road (US 25 South).