The Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit will target at least one of the following three locations for enforcement Tuesday, Aug. 5:
- Daniels Parkway & U.S. 41
- McGregor Boulevard & College Parkway
- Gladiolus Drive & U.S 41
Locations are selected based upon high incidents of crashes, traffic surveys and citizen complaints. The Sheriff's Office is committed to promoting traffic safety and enforcing the law. By focusing on violations such as red light running, speeding, DUI and others, motorists become more alert and are encouraged to obey traffic laws. The Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit and District Patrol Deputies enforce our traffic laws each day by issuing citations and warnings. Preliminary results from their cumulative activity yesterday are as follows:
- Citations Issued: 66
- Written Warnings Issued: 145
Citizens can help by letting us know if they observe problem areas, aggressive or impaired drivers and by their compliance with the rules of the road. To get in touch with one of our traffic deputies call (239) 477-1000. If you see a reckless or drunk driver while you are traveling in your motor vehicle in Lee County, dial 9-1-1.
This traffic enforcement advisory is available each day on the Sheriff's Office website at www.sheriffleefl.org.
Everyone is reminded to "Fasten Your Seat Belts, be courteous to drivers and pedestrians and together we can reduce traffic related fatalities, injuries and property damage.
Note: Traffic Tip of the Day: Here are three reasons to pay attention at intersections 1.You or your loved ones are more likely to be injured due to a red-light running related crash than any other type of crash. 2.Running red lights or other traffic controls is the most common cause of all urban crashes. 3.Someone runs a red light an average of every 20 minutes at urban intersections.