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Traffic Enforcement & Safety Blotter

Speed & Seatbelt Enforcement - Stoughton Rd

March 16, 2021 9:04 AM

The Madison PD will be conducting an enhanced traffic enforcement project this afternoon.  Today's project will be focussing on Hwy 51/Stoughton Rd. 

In 2020, 15 people were killed as the result of traffic crashes.  That is the highest total for Madison since 2007.

Please slow down and buckle-up.

These additional enforcement efforts are made possible through traffic overtime grants provided by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation

*** Update ***

Over the course of our 3 hour enhanced enforcement operation yesterday, Officers conducted 34 stops for individuals failing to wear their seatbelts.

Please buckle up - in 2017 an estimated 14,955 lives were saved by seatbelt use (source NHTSA).

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