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Traffic Enforcement & Safety Blotter

Speed & Seatbelt Enforcement - Beltline

May 12, 2021 3:47 PM

The Madison PD will be conducting an enhanced traffic enforcement project today on the Beltline.  Officers will be focussing on speeding and seatbelt violations.

According to the CDC, More than half (range: 51%-60%) of teens (13-19 years) and adults aged 20-44 years who died in crashes in 2018 were not buckled up at the time of the crash.

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 ***

From 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. officers monitored traffic on the W. Beltline Hwy near Whitney Way.  During this time officers conducted a total of 28 stops, primarily for speeding violations.  The highest speed recorded was for 89 MPH (34 MPH over the speed limit).  All vehicles stop for speeding were traveling at least 16 MPH over the speed limit.


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