The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning to conduct a couple of sobriety checkpoints on Roane County roads in August.
A sobriety roadside checkpoint is planned for the week of Aug. 24 on Hwy. 58 at the new bridge.
The second sobriety roadside checkpoint will be on the week of Aug. 31 on Hwy. 70 at Caney Creek Road.
Impaired driving is a serious crime that kills more than 16,000 people and injures 305,000 others every year in the United States, said a release from the THP.