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Traffic Safety Checkpoints

Published on May 14, 2021

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The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will conduct Traffic Safety checkpoints through the weekend. If you are stopped at a Traffic Safety Checkpoint be prepared to present your driver license, proof of insurance and vehicle registration to officers. The Task Force utilizes data provided by NASO (North Alabama Safety Office) to determine traffic accident hotspots across the City.  There are 57 designated hotspots throughout Huntsville, and officers will conduct checkpoints at one or more of the locations. Remember to also buckle up, failure to buckle up is a contributing factor in many traffic fatalities.

The D.U.I. Task Force uses Traffic Safety Checkpoints to help detect and deter impaired driving. If you see or suspect someone is drinking and driving please contact the Huntsville Police Department at 256-722-7100.  When you call be prepared to give the location, vehicle description, driver description, and direction of travel for the suspected vehicle.

Some Hot Spot Locations: University Drive/Slaughter Road., Mastin Lake Road,/Lodge Road, Jordan Lane/Sparkman Drive, Mastin Lake Road/Pulaski Pike, Meridian Street/Delaware Boulevard, Moores Mill Road/Stanwood Boulevard, Bankhead Parkway/Douglas Lane,  Cecil Ashburn/Old Big Cove Road, Church Street/Pratt Avenue, Clinton Avenue/Monroe Street, Sparkman Drive/Executive Drive, University Drive/Old Monrovia Road, University Drive/Research Park Boulevard