• June 2nd, 2017

AL.com: Alabama State Troopers issued more than 100 speeding citations in Blount County Friday during a special operation following a spate of deadly traffic crashes over the past month.

Lawmen carried out a 13-hour traffic enforcement blitz, issuing a total of 158 citations for violations that contribute to crashes that can cause injury or death, said Senior Trooper Chuck Daniel. He said they hope the Blount County operation will help promote safer driving statewide.