POLICE ANNOUNCE STEPPED UP ENFORCEMENT TO REDUCE INJURIES AND CRASHES

05/31/2012

            The Fayetteville Police Department announced today they would begin directed traffic enforcement in an effort to reduce vehicle accidents on Martin Luther King Boulevard.

            The Fayetteville Police Department will begin the directed traffic enforcement on May 31, 2012, on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard between Hill Avenue and One Mile Road.  The goal of the department is to bring awareness to drivers regarding traffic collisions and hopefully reduce the number of accidents on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.  The officers will be utilizing marked and unmarked units during the directed enforcement looking for the following violations:

  • Following too close
  • Failure to yield
  • Failure to signal turn or lane changes
  • Improper right turn
  • Disobeying traffic signals

            These violations have consistently been the most common contributing factors to traffic crashes in Fayetteville and nationwide.   The Fayetteville Police Department is dedicated to reducing crashes and increasing safety on Fayetteville streets.  This enforcement campaign is part of a comprehensive plan to improve transportation safety in the City of Fayetteville.

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