Charleston County deputies will be setting up a number of traffic safety checkpoints Saturday night.

Deputies will be checking drivers in Hollywood, Ravenel, Edisto Island and Adams Run for several hours starting around 6 p.m., Maj. Eric Watson said.

Motorists are asked to use caution when traveling in the area and be alert for the presence of law- enforcement officers and stopped traffic.

The sheriff's traffic division and HEAT unit (Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic) will be conducting the traffic stops.

Reach Dave Munday at 937-5553.