Thursday, June 9, 2011

High Visibility Traffic Enforcement

The Overland Park Police Department's Traffic Safety Unit will conduct High Visibility Traffic Enforcement on Thursday, June 9, 2011, from 7:00 am to 9:00 am and from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm at I-435 Highway and Metcalf.

This area is the city's number one High Accident Location. Officers will enforce all traffic violations, but will be paying particular attention to those violations likely to result in a motor vehicle crash. These violations include Disobeying a Red Light, Following Too Close and Aggressive Driving.

As of April 30, 2011, 34 accidents have occurred at this intersection since the beginning of the year. For the same period last year, 42 accidents occurred.