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Traffic Enforcement & Safety Blotter

Tag: Traffic Concerns

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]

May 11, 2021 2:02 PM

Today Officers from the Traffic Enforcement and Safety Team (TEST) conducted a speed enforcement operation on the W. Beltline Hwy near Mineral Point Rd. During the 2 hours officers stopped 9 vehicles for speeding. The lowest speed recorded was 79 MPH (24 MPH over the limit). The highest speed … [read more]

May 4, 2021 10:43 AM

On Thursday, 4/29/21, members of the Traffic Enforcement and Safety Team (TEST) conducted a enforcement project in the 3400 block of Atwood Ave (near Olbrich boat launch). The area is posted for 25 MPH. During the project officers stopped 7 vehicles with all vehicles stopped for traveling at … [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 15, 2021 9:37 AM

On Tuesday, 4/13, Madison PD conducted an enhanced traffic enforcement project on Northport Dr. The project focused on speeding and seatbelt use. During the 4 hour project, a total of 31 traffic stops were attempted with 2 persons fleeing from the attempted stop. All vehicles stopped were … [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]