Charleston County authorities will conduct a traffic safety checkpoint tonight in Ravenel.

The Sheriff's Office Traffic Division and the Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic, or HEAT, team will be in the area of S.C. Highway 165 and County Line Road, Sheriff's Maj. Eric Watson said.

The checkpoint is expected to start at 7 p.m. and will last for several hours, he said.

Drivers should use caution in that area.