The Suffolk County Police Highway Patrol Bureau conducted the safety checkpoint on the eastbound lanes of the LIE between exits 65 and 66 in Yaphank.
Some Park Slope, Brooklyn drivers were surprised by a dramatic uptick in tickets issued by the NYPD for failure to yield to pedestrians.
The NYPD on Monday was investigating how an 84-year-old Chinese immigrant, who speaks no English, suffered serious head injuries while getting a jaywalking ticket on the Upper West Side.
The NYPD has mounted a major crackdown on jaywalking and motor vehicle violations at a dangerous intersection on the Upper West Side.
The NYPD wrote more than 700 tickets across the city this past weekend during a speed enforcement crackdown in all five boroughs.
The NYPD has issued nearly 14,000 tickets so far this year for cyclists who run red lights, ride on sidewalks and bike against traffic.