HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) - Huntsville Police Department is warning drivers to prepare for checkpoint stops this week, leading up to Memorial Day weekend.
HPD is taking part in the national Click It or Ticket initiative.
Officials said that motorists who approach a checkpoint area should be prepared to provide a driver’s license, vehicle registration and proof of insurance.
HPD uses “Hot Spot” locations provided by state officials when selecting areas for checking points. The locations chosen are directly related to previous DUI-involved crashes.
The following list of locations designated as Hot Spot locations includes, but is not limited to:
- Drake Avenue
- Bob Wallace Avenue
- University Drive
- Memorial Parkway
- Bailey Cove Road
- Weatherly Road
- Andrew Jackson Way
- California Street
- Sparkman Drive
- Pulaski Pike
- Winchester Road
- Moores Mill Road
Officers remind motorists and passengers to be buckled up; both can be cited for non-compliance with state law.
The Click It Or Ticket initiative runs May 19 through June 1.