AUGUSTA  — Police in southern Maine have organized a checkpoint in Arundel to make sure motorcycles have been inspected and are in compliance with state laws.

The checkpoint is scheduled from 1 to 5 p.m. today between Limerick Road and Campground Road. Sheriff Maurice Ouellette says the checkpoint is being run by the York County Sheriff’s Office and the Kennebunk and Kennebunkport police departments.

The checkpoint is the first of three planned this summer. Others will be conducted in Kennebunk and Kennebunkport at times and dates to be announced.