A sobriety checkpoint will conducted tonight in Abbeville as the Abbeville Police Department will be looking for impaired drivers and other traffic related offenses.

The checkpoint will be conducted between 9pm and 3am somewhere within the city limits of Abbeville.

This checkpoint is all part of a year-long grant program provided the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, which is designed to improve driver safety and reduce impaired driving.

Abbeville Police Chief Tony Hardy and his department would like to remind all citizens to obey all traffic laws and use caution when out on the city streets and highways.