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Traffic safety checkpoints set for this weekend in Shelby County

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Traffic safety checkpoints are scheduled for this holiday weekend in Shelby County.

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office will conduct 2 checkpoints during the weekend.

The first one will be Saturday, July 6, 2013, between 1:00am and 3:00am on Cahaba Beach Road, near Highway 280.

The second one will be Sunday, July 7, 2013, between 1:00am and 3:00am on Highway 119, near Highway 22, in the Montevallo area.

Deputies will be in uniform, and will have marked patrol cars.

Shelby County Sheriff Chris Curry says the July 4th holiday weekend is often the deadliest time of the year to be on the road, with more fatalities and alcohol-related accidents than any other time of the year.

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