Monday, August 27, 2012

Results of the Driver Awareness Campaign

On August 22nd the Overland Park Police Department conducted a Driver Awareness Campaign. The event was conducted during a (6) hour period at various locations in our city. Most of the locations worked were High Accident Locations and Traffic Complaint Areas.


91 - Traffic Tickets

48 - Vehicles Stopped

  • Speeding – 36

  • Red Lights – 2

  • Seat belts (18+) – 21

  • Seat belts (-18) – 3

  • No Insurance – 16

  • Tag Violation – 1

  • Driving While Suspended – 1

  • Driver’s License Violation – 2

  • Illegal Turns – 9

  • Cut Through Private Property – 1
The next High Visibility Traffic Enforcement date is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, September 12, 2012. The primary goals of the monthly enforcement initiatives are to reduce accidents in these locations and to get drivers and passengers to buckle up.