Click It or Ticket: A special traffic enforcement program called “Click It or Ticket” (CIOT) is conducted between April and June each year in Alabama. Multiple agencies and organizations participate in this effort, under the leadership of the Office of Highway Safety in the Law Enforcement/Traffic Safety (LETS) Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and […]
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NHTSA: From 1980 to 2015 there were 943 crashes involving at least one occupant fatality in a law enforcement vehicle. These 943 crashes involved 948 law enforcement vehicles. A total of 998 people were killed as occupants of law enforcement vehicles in these crashes. On an annual average, over the 6 years from 2010 to […]
AL.com: The Alabama State Trooper Association today called on legislators and Gov. Kay Ivey to address what they say is a critical shortage of troopers on the road. The problem is not new and is mostly the result of budget cuts, officials said. Today’s weather could demonstrate how the shortage affects drivers and passengers, they said, […]
Seattle Times: Red-light cameras are widely hated, but a new study says getting rid of them can have fatal consequences.
LANDLINEMAG: The use of automated cameras to ticket drivers is getting a mixed reception at statehouses around the country.
Myhighplans.com: Before you underestimate the danger of exceeding the speed limit, consider that in 2013, speeding was a factor in 29 percent of motor vehicle crash deaths. Speeding is costly, too. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that the annual economic cost to society of speeding-related crashes is $40.4 billion.
Speed cameras just got ticketed. An Ohio judge ruled Thursday that a Cincinnati-area community’s speed cameras violate drivers’ rights under the state constitution, in what attorneys on the case called a first-ever ruling against the ubiquitous enforcement tool.
TRL: In 2013, 112 people were killed on the roads in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Although this is a reduction of a third since 2008, Thames Valley Police and Hampshire Constabulary remain committed to further reducing the number of casualties resulting from road traffic collisions. At a time when financial […]
The National Law Enforcement Liaison Program (NLELP) has released the latest version of its quarterly LEL Newsletter, which is designed to support the NLELP with information, best practices, training, events, news, and articles to keep the state LEL network current on highway safety issues and activities
Casper Star Tribune: Chris Ramirez likes driving fast. He’s traveled in cars approaching 146 mph on race tracks. When he’s not burning rubber, he spends his days working on classic and custom vehicles as the owner of Ramirez Rod and Custom in Casper. He’s a fan of a new law that will boost the speed […]