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SAFER ROADS (January 23, 2013)

On January 22, 2013 HPD's Traffic Division conducted a Safer Roads operation at N. King St. & Wolter Ln. from 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. A total of 50 citations were issued of which 33 were for vehicles failing to stop for pedestrians in crosswalk, 6 seat belt, 1 mobile electric device, 2 miscellaneous, 2 driving without license, 3 no insurance, 1 child restraint, 1 moving, and 1 speeding.

The objective of this operation was to promote safer roads for drivers and pedestrians through high visibility enforcement. Last year there was a total of 57 traffic fatalities of which 16 (28%) were pedestrians. In 2013, there are currently 6 traffic fatalities of which 3 (50%) were pedestrians.