Friday, December 14, 2012

Results of Yesterday’s Driver Awareness Campaign

Listed below are statistics related to the Driver Awareness Campaign conducted by the Overland Park Police Department on Thursday, December 13th, 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 – 42

Adult Seatbelt – 42

Insurance Violation – 25

Red Light Violation – 24

Right/Left/U-Turn Violations – 26

Improper Turn – 1

Lane Change Violation - 1

Suspended Driver’s License – 3

DL Violations – 12

Other Violations – 5

Tag Violations – 6

Warrant Arrests - 1


Total Stops - 131

Total Citations – 187

The next Driver Awareness Campaign is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013. The primary goals of the monthly enforcement initiatives are to reduce motor vehicle collisions through selective enforcement, education and deterrence.