Kentucky State Police will be conducting road checks and “moving patrols” throughout the Post 13 area this month focused on speeding, seat belt and child restraint usage, impaired driving, motor vehicle equipment safety, and lawful registration and licensing of vehicles and drivers.
Troopers will also be targeting distracted drivers, especially those who are texting while behind the wheel.
The enforcement effort will include Troopers, Detectives, and KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officers.
Road checks in the area may be held at the following locations in Letcher County:
KY Dry Fork — Auto Parts; US 119, 1/10th mile north of KY 805 Junction; KY 160, Kingscreek — Freewill Baptist Church; KY 7/ KY 931 Junction — Colson Baptist Church; KY 160, 1/10th mile south of Hollybush Road; KY 317, Deane — Isaac Lumber Company; KY 805, 3/10th mile north of Junction KY 805 and US 119 (Straight); KY 7, 5 miles south of the junction of KY 7 and KY 15; KY 7 South, junction of KY 7 South and KY 1103; KY 160, 200 feet south of the junction of KY 160 and KY 463; US 119, 1/10th mile north of the Letcher- Harlan County lines; US 23, 8/10th mile north of the junction of US 23 and KY 805; KY 805 where KY 23 passes over KY 805; Ky. 806 at Arlie Boggs Elementary School; Junction of Ky. 1862 & Ky. 2545; Ky. 805 in Haymond at E.B. Wright Drive; Ky. 343 at McRoberts Post Office; Junction KY. 7 & Spring Branch in Jeremiah Community; Ky. 931 North in Whitesburg at old Substation; Junction of Ky. 588 and 3401; Junction Ky. 588 and Boney Banks Cemetery Road; KY 15X and Westwood subdivision; US 119 north in front of Howard’s Carpet and Tinseltown.
On Kentucky 15 between Letcher and Wolfe County, where the Post 13 area ends, checks may be held at the following locations: KY 15, Thunder Valley (Carr Creek Lake) in Knott County;
Ky 15 and KY. 1095 intersection at the entrance to Vicco; Ky. 15 at Jeff, 0.3 miles south of the intersection of Jim Combs Trail; and KY 15 N. at Grapevine between mile post 19.459 and 20.735 in Perry County; and
KY 15, 8/ 10ths mile north Per ry- Breathitt County line; KY 15, 1 mile south of milepost 14.629 in front of Kentucky River Community Care; KY 15 at Vancleve, 2/10ths mile north of milepost 25.086; KY 15-KY 1812 in Jackson at milepost 16.750; KY 15 at Ned, just North of milepost 1.018 in front of Western Branch Diesel.