Examples of checkpoint in a Sentence
Our car was stopped at a police checkpoint before we were permitted to cross the border.
Recent Examples of checkpoint from the Web
Border Patrol agents discovered more than $300,000 worth of cocaine and heroin in a car and arrested the driver at a checkpoint near San Clemente Tuesday, officials said.
People going through TSA checkpoints at airports will be asked to remove all electronics larger than a cellphone - a tablet for example - from their carry-on luggage.
In the Sinai Peninsula attack, gunmen on motorbikes opened fire on a checkpoint in the al-Badrasheen area of the Giza province, 20 miles south of Cairo.
During the Troubles of the 1960s-90s, the border was dotted with army checkpoints and watchtowers, as well as (until 1993) customs controls.
Summer signings Nathan Ake, Jermain Defoe as well as last year’s top scorer Joshua King were ‘thrown in at the deep end’ and had to race to a checkpoint in the water and paddle back to pass the baton on to the rest of their teams.
Without identity documents, simply driving across an island dotted with police checkpoints can be a dangerous proposition.
More than 1,400 vehicles went through the checkpoint during that time.
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say at least 10 security troops have been killed when a car bomb struck a military checkpoint followed by heavy gunfire in northeastern Sinai Peninsula.
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legal Definition of checkpoint
- a checkpoint to uncover drunk drivers
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