Rocky Mountain National Park will be making extra traffic stops this weekend

Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park this Saturday should be prepared for an extra stop as the park is conducting safety checkpoints this weekend.

On Aug. 17, law enforcement patrols will increase and rangers will be checking for traffic violations, safety violations and impaired drivers at the safety checkpoint, according to Kyle Patterson, the spokeswoman for the park.

Rocky Mountain National Park will be partnering with local law enforcement agencies for the safety checkpoints.

All park roads require drivers and passengers to be wearing their seatbelts per federal law.

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Patterson added that the park’s roads can be difficult to navigate because of heavy traffic, rapidly changing weather conditions and wildlife.

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Source:: The Denver Post – Sports


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