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Traffic Enforcement & Safety Blotter

Tag: #ClickItOrTicket

July 13, 2021 8:34 AM

Yesterday, Monday, 7/12, Officers from the Madison Police Department conducted an enhanced enforcement project on E Washington Ave focussing on speeding and other hazardous moving violations. Officers were in the area of E Washington Ave and Ingersol St, which is a 25 MPH zone. During this … [read more]

June 22, 2021 10:09 AM

Today officers from the Madison Police Department will be conducting an enhanced enforcement project on the Beltline focussing on speeding, hazardous driving and seatbelt use. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: In 2018, speeding was a contributing factor in 26% … [read more]

June 21, 2021 3:14 PM

On Monday, June 14th, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Officers from the Madison Police Department conducted an enhanced enforcement project on Stoughton Rd, between Cottage Grove Rd and Milwaukee St, focussing on speeding and seat belt use. During this project a total of 23 stops were … [read more]

June 21, 2021 3:04 PM

On Saturday, June 12th, Officers from the Madison Police Department conducted an enhanced enforcement project on John Nolen Dr focussing on OWI and other hazardous violations. During the project officers conducted a total of 14 stops for speeding. Please slow down, buckle up, and drive … [read more]

June 21, 2021 1:55 PM

On June 10th Officers from the Madison Police Department conducted an enhanced enforcement project on the Beltline. From 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. officers conducted a total of 28 stops (27 were for speeding and 1 was for 'Failing to Slow/Move Over for Emergency Vehicle'). The highest speed … [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]

June 7, 2021 5:42 PM

On Tuesday, June 1, members of the officers conducted an enhanced enforcement operation in the area of Packers and Commercial Ave. This area was selected due to several recent concerns regarding parents trying to walk their children to school and having to cross Packers Ave at an uncontrolled … [read more]

May 26, 2021 3:59 PM

From May 24 - June 6 the Madison Police Department will be participating in the national Click it or Ticket mobilization. Officer will be focusing on seatbelt violations and other hazardous driving behaviors. On Monday, May 24th, members of MPD Traffic Enforcement and Safety Team (TEST) and … [read more]

May 20, 2021 11:53 AM

Today officers conducted an enhanced enforcement operation on Packers Ave near Commercial Ave. Officers were focussing on speeding and seatbelt violations. During the enforcement activity officers stopped a total of 28 vehicles for speeding. All vehicles stopped were traveling at least 50 … [read more]

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 … [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 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]

March 30, 2021 9:21 AM

The Madison PD is currently conducting an enhanced traffic enforcement project on John Nolen Dr. Today's project will be focussing on speed and seatbelt enforcement. According to the CDC, a total of 22,697 drivers and passengers in passenger vehicles died in motor vehicle crashes in 2018. … [read more]

March 24, 2021 1:58 PM

The Madison PD will be conducting an enhanced traffic enforcement project this afternoon. Today's project will be focussing on E Washington Ave. Please slow down and buckle-up. These additional enforcement efforts are made possible through traffic overtime grants provided by the Wisconsin … [read more]

March 19, 2021 10:51 AM

Yesterday, 3/18/2021, the Madison PD conducted an enhanced traffic enforcement project on University Ave focusing on seatbelt use. Over the course of project officers conducted a total of 27 stops, 23 of which were for seatbelt violations. According to NHTSA: One of the safest choices … [read more]

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 … [read more]

February 26, 2021 9:03 AM

On Wednesday, Feb 24th, the Traffic Enforcement and Safety Team (TEST) and additional officers made possible through overtime grants provided by WI DOT, provided enhanced traffic enforcement in the area of Packers Ave and Commercial Ave. As a result of these efforts Officers conducted 19 … [read more]