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Traffic Enforcement & Safety Blotter

Speed & Seatbelt Enforcement - E Washington Ave

August 11, 2021 5:51 PM

On Monday, 8/9/2021, Officers from the Madison Police Department conducted an enhanced enforcement project on E Washington Ave near East Towne Mall, focussing on speeding and other hazardous driving behaviors.  

From 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Officers conducted a total of 27 stops for speeding.  The average speed of motorists that were stopped was 75 MPH (20 MPH over the posted 55 MPH limit).  Tops speeds stopped were 81 MPH (2 stops), and 78 MPH (3 stops).

Please slow down, buckle up and drive sober.

These additional enforcement efforts are made possible through traffic overtime grants provided by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, and conducted in partnership with the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

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