Today, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, the Overland Park Police Department will conduct its monthly Accident Reduction Initiative. Officers from the department's Traffic Safety Unit and TAC Section will participate in the event.
Officers will be deployed in high accident locations citing drivers for violations that often result in accidents. These violations include running red lights, following too closely, unsafe lane changes and aggressive driving. Officers will also be citing drivers and passengers who are observed not wearing their seat belts.
As of 5/31/12 the top twenty high accident locations in Overland Park are: