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TEST Team Activities for the week of August 19, 2013

August 20, 2013 7:24 AM

The Madison Police Department's Traffic Enforcement Safety Team (T.E.S.T.), in addition to other enforcement efforts, will be specifically addressing traffic violations this week in the following areas:   

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
North District– 900 Packers Av.  (35 MPH Zone)  (Speed Enforcement)
              
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
South District– 3700 Speedway Road. (30 MPH Zone) (Speed Enforcement)
     
Thursday, August 22, 2013 
East District– 3000 Highway 30.  (45 MPH Zone) (Speed Enforcement)


The Madison Police Department is committed to improving the safety of our community by increasing compliance with traffic laws through education and enforcement.  Although law enforcement efforts are an important part of public safety, we rely heavily on the cooperation of the public to be aware of and to follow all traffic laws, whether as a pedestrian, bicyclist or motorist.

The Madison Police Department supports the "Zero In Wisconsin" campaign and believes that we all can make a difference.   Please remember to drive safely and to "buckle up." State law now allows law enforcement to stop a vehicle when the driver is not observed wearing a safety belt.  The Madison Police Department also reminds motorists that state law requires that vehicles yield right–of-way to pedestrians in crosswalks.  Remember – don't drink and drive!

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