SEDGWICK COUNTY —On April 29, the Wichita Police Division (WPD) and Kansas Freeway Patrol (KHP) issued 248 citations for visitors violations alongside Kellogg in Wichita, in accordance with Officer Trevor Macy.
The citations had been issued as a part of a particular visitors enforcement effort performed by each businesses, centered on excessive accident intersections and rushing.
Fifteen WPD Officers and 12 KHP Troopers participated within the particular enforcement, and TranSystems helped with signage alongside Kellogg to tell speeders, “Cease Dashing Earlier than It Stops You” and “Watch Your Velocity.”
In a single occasion, a driver was stopped for driving 73mph in a 60mph zone. This driver was stopped once more just a few blocks away by one other officer for rushing 73mph in a 60mph zone. One other driver was cited for texting and driving.
This particular enforcement occurred mere hours after an accident the place pace and alcohol are believed to have contributed to a fatality at Kellogg and Washington.
The Wichita Police Division is devoted to conserving our motorists protected. We’ve seen an general discount in accidents on Kellogg, which is certainly one of our targets.
We are going to proceed to work towards decreasing accidents on Kellogg and all through the town by specializing in excessive accident intersections, distracted driving, and DUI enforcement