THP to conduct license checks in Roane County

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The Tennessee Highway Patrol will conduct driver license roadside safety checkpoints during the week of July 12 on Pansy Hill Road in Roane County.

Another checkpoint will be the week of July 26 on Fiske Heights Road.

Recognizing the danger presented to the public by unqualified drivers, troopers will concentrate their efforts on vehicles being operated by drivers who would violate the driver license laws of Tennessee.

THP officials said they have found these driver license roadside safety checkpoints to be an effective means of enforcing driver license laws of Tennessee while ensuring the protection of all motorists.