Thursday, March 27, 2014

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 Wednesday, March 26th. 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 – 39

Adult Seatbelt – 14

Insurance Violation – 9

Red Light Violation – 1

Turn Violations – 2

Improper Turn – 1

Other Violations - 1

Driver’s License – 3

Tag Violations – 4

Total Citations – 73

Drug Arrest – 1

Warrant Arrests - 1

Total Arrests - 2

The primary goals of the monthly enforcement initiatives are to reduce motor vehicle collisions through selective enforcement, education and deterrence.