Traffic Enforcement Safety Blotter

TEST Team Activities for the week of August 12th 2013

August 12, 2013 1:44 PM

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 13, 2013
East District – 2400 Atwood Av.  (25 MPH Zone) (Pedestrian Safety & Enforcement)              

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 
West District – 1400 S. Pleasant View Rd. (35 MPH Zone) (Speed Enforcement)                

Thursday, August 15, 2013 
Central District – 1400 E. Johnson St. (25 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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