Traffic Safety Unit

The Traffic Safety Unit is responsible for all traffic related functions including traffic studies, serious motor vehicle accident investigations, and numerous traffic safety initiatives. The Traffic Safety Unit has one Traffic Safety Officer although several Officers assist with various details.

Some recent noteworthy traffic safety initiatives implemented were:

  • Numerous Traffic Studies
  • Strategic Traffic Enforcement Patrols (conducted periodically throughout the year)
  • “Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk” Campaign for Super Bowl LIII
  • “Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving” Initiative for St. Patrick’s Day
  • National Highway Traffic Safety “Stop. Trains Can’t.” Campaign
  • Click It or Ticket Campaign
  • “U Text, U Drive, U Pay” Distracted Driving Campaign
  • Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
  • Put the Brakes on Fatalities Traffic Initiative
  • ‘Make it to the Table: Don’t Drink and Drive this Thanksgiving Eve” Traffic Initiative
  • DWI Patrols (conducted periodically throughout the year)
  • Several Traffic Safety Initiatives to promote safer driving habits