Operation Slow Down / No Need To Speed
A report from the Governor’s Highway Safety Program has revealed that 15,789 drivers were cited for speeding by the local and state law enforcement officers during the Operation Slow Down / No Need 2 Speed Campaign. This program ran from March 29-April 4.
According to David Weinstein, director of GHSP, speed continues to be the main cause of motor vehicle accidents.
According to the report, 61,766 criminal and traffic citations were issued across the state. In addition, there were 379 fugitives arrested, 42 stolen vehicles recovered, 637 child passenger safety charges and 907 drug charges.
These type campaigns have been beneficial since 2006.