Division of Wildlife Resources officers and biologists have issued a reminder that Utah has three mandatory inspection stations established to protect Utah’s waters from quagga mussels. The stations will be in operation Memorial Day weekend and continue throughout the summer. Quagga mussels are spreading in Lake Powell and have also been detected in Lake Mead.…Details
Look for an administrative checkpoint from 2:00 pm to 11:59 pm, Friday, May 26th at Docs Flat in Box Elder County. All vehicles will be checked for proper registration, registration sticker and/or current driver license and insurance. Conducted by the Utah State Parks and Recreation. Visit ohv.utah.gov for more information on off-highway vehicle laws and…Details
Utah State Parks and Recreation will conduct an administrative checkpoint from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, January 15th, at Monte Cristo in Weber County. All vehicles will be checked for proper registration, current driver license and or helmets as required. Visit ohv.utah.gov for more information on off-highway vehicle and boating laws and rules or…Details
An extra 189 troopers will be on Utah freeways this 4th of July weekend, according to the Utah Highway Patrol. “The Fourth of July weekend accounts for the highest average of deaths per day due to drunken driving, and unbuckled drivers and passengers of any of the year’s holiday weekends in Utah,” says UHP Colonel Michael…Details
Saturday, July 18, at Bear Lake State Park Marina, Utah State Parks and Recreation will conduct a boating administrative checkpoint from 2 to 10 p.m. All vessels will be checked for proper safety equipment, registration, and to detect impaired drivers and prevent them from operating on the waterway. Visit boating.utah.gov for more information on boating…Details
Memorial Day weekend starts today! Be careful out there. Millions of people are preparing to get away for Memorial Day weekend, which marks the beginning of the summer travel season. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, statistics show that the period between Memorial and Labor Day weekends is extremely dangerous on the roads. Troopers call…Details
The Provo City Police Department will be conducting administrative checkpoints. These checkpoints will be held any day May 22nd, 2015 to May 24th, 2015 at either or both of the following locations: 1600 North Geneva Road and 3600 West Center St., Provo, UT.
Published in The Daily Herald May 4, 5, and 6, 2015.
Utah State Parks and Recreation will conduct an off-highway vehicle (OHV) administrative checkpoint from 2:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16 at Diamond Fork. All off-highway vehicles will be checked for proper registration and display of OHV registration stickers. Operators will be checked for proper safety certificates or current driver license required Visit ohv.utah.gov…Details
Zion National Park will enhance the enforcement of impaired driving over the Fourth of July weekend through expanded DUI checkpoints and increased road patrols. Acting Superintendent Cindy Purcell stated, “Rangers in the National Parks have two essential missions. One is to preserve and protect natural and cultural resources in perpetuity. The other is to provide…Details
Published in The Daily Herald May 31; June 1, 2, 2014.