Thursday, October 4, 2012

Results of the Recent Driver Awareness Campaign

Listed below are statistics related to the Driver Awareness Campaign conducted by the Overland Park, Kansas Police Department on Tuesday, September 25th, 2012. 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.

Speeding – 32

Adult Seatbelt – 18

Safety Belts (14-17) - 14

Safety Belts (8-13) - 1

Insurance Violation – 11

Red Light Violation – 6

No Driver’s License – 3

DL Address Change – 4

Other Violations – 9

Total Stops - 71

Total Citations – 98

The next Driver Awareness Campaign is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 16th, 2012. The primary goals of the monthly enforcement initiatives are to reduce motor vehicle collisions through selective enforcement, education and deterrence.