Seat belt checkpoint set for this week in Lafourche

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office will hold a seat belt checkpoint in Lafourche Parish on Sept. 18.

The checkpoint will take place during the daytime hours and deputies will be checking for seat belt and safety seat violations, as well as for proper inspection tags and other potential violations.

Checkpoints are designed to help raise awareness for these types of violations and to help make highways of the parish safer for all motorists.