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Traffic Enforcement & Safety Blotter

Tag: Driving Safely

July 6, 2021 3:05 PM

As part of Madison Police Department's continued furtherance of Vision Zero -striving to eliminate traffic deaths and severe injuries- MPD's TEST team and officers participated in a grant on University Ave at Brooks St. From 7 am to 11 am, officers worked this area focusing on pedestrian safety. … [read more]

June 7, 2021 5:53 PM

On Thursday, June 3rd, officers conducted an enhanced enforcement project in the 800 & 900 blocks of E Washington Ave (for reference, this is the area around Breese Stevens Field, a large hotel, several large apartment buildings, a grocery store and numerous small businesses and resturants). … [read more]

May 4, 2021 12:01 PM

This morning the Madison PD conducted an enhanced traffic enforcement project on Hwy 51/Stoughton Rd near Milwaukee St. During the project officers conducted a total of 27 stops for speeding violations. The average speed stopped during this project was 71 MPH in the 55 MPH zone. The highest … [read more]

April 18, 2021 6:12 PM

On Saturday night, 4/17/21, the Madison PD conducted an enhanced traffic enforcement on E Washington Ave focussing on OWI enforcement and other hazardous driving. From 10:00 PM to 2:00 AM Officers conducted 18 traffic stops for a variety of violations including speeding and racing. In … [read more]

April 15, 2021 11:15 AM

The Madison PD will be conducting an enhanced traffic enforcement project this evening on the Beltline. According to the National Safety Council, Speeding was a factor in 26% of all traffic fatalities in 2019, killing 9,478, or an average of over 25 people per day. The total number of fatal … [read more]

April 9, 2021 10:00 AM

On Wednesday, April 7th, the Madison PD conducted an enhanced traffic enforcement project focused on speeding and seatbelt use. From 7:00 a.m. through 11:00 a.m. officers conducted a total of 32 stops in the area of the 200 block of S Whitney way. All stops were for speeding at least 10 MPH … [read more]