Safety check nets 17 citations
The Bossier City Police Department conducted a safety checkpoint in the 1200 block of Shady Grove Drive Monday between the hours of 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Officers checked a total of 432 vehicles and issued 17 citations for no seat belts and 2 citations to motorists who did not have children passengers placed in required child safety restraints. Officers also wrote 28 citations for other various violations.
The checkpoint was funded by a grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission as part of a continuing effort to reduce vehicle fatalities through enforcement of Louisiana’s seat belt law.
From Bossier City Police