East District Blotter

Tag: Driving Safely

December 4, 2014 9:54 AM

Most of us learned about the “right-of-way” while in Driver’s Education, but it was commonly in reference to stop signs and traffic lights. A lesson that may not have stuck with you is the rules of right-of-way when it comes to different and less frequent circumstances. It is important to know … [read more]

November 14, 2014 11:20 AM

We have all seen that vehicle racing down the road that just makes us shake our heads at how fast they are going, knowing that it is extremely unsafe. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Association (NHTSA), an average of 1,000 Americans are involved in fatal car accidents … [read more]

September 12, 2014 11:26 AM

With anywhere from 40,000 to over 60,000 cars driving on East Washington Avenue on a daily basis, it is no surprise that this stretch of road sees one of the highest rates of crashes in the East District. Another major thoroughfare for car accidents is Stoughton Road (Highway 51). We find … [read more]

May 13, 2013 8:47 AM

On Thursday May 2, at the height of prom season, Madison Police Department participated in a traffic crash demonstration at Lafollette High School to show students the possible tragic consequences of intoxicated driving. Lafollette High Educational Resource Officer Ken Mosley and members of … [read more]

October 1, 2012 8:36 AM

1. Don’t text and drive – it can kill you or someone else. Don’t text and walk – you can get hurt badly. Pay attention to the world and the people around you – you mobile devices can intrude on personal relationships. 2. Never send nude or suggestive pictures of yourself or talk or text … [read more]

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