The Metropolis of Tukwila will start its faculty zone velocity digital camera program to encourage secure driving in class zones on Oct. 1, 2021 with two cameras within the 4500 block of S. 144th Road (map beneath).
The college zone velocity digital camera enforcement program will start with a 30-day warning interval beginning Sept. 1.
“This may give motorists time to alter their driving habits earlier than precise payable citations start,” Tukwila Police stated.
When you’ve got questions concerning this system through the warning interval, please contact the Tukwila Police Division at 206-433-1808 and request to talk with the Visitors Unit Sergeant.
Right here’s extra data from Tukwila Police:
Whereas enforcement is one of the best ways to get drivers to adjust to any legislation, it’s not possible for police to be at each faculty zone. In 2018, there have been 6,283 pedestrians killed in site visitors crashes in the US, which accounted for 17% of all site visitors fatalities in 2018. This equates to a traffic-related pedestrian dying each 84 minutes in response to the US Division of Transportation.
Indicators “Picture Enforced” shall be clearly posted within the faculty zone and monitored whereas faculty beacons are flashing through the faculty day with superior photograph enforcement know-how. The monitoring system captures pictures and movies of automobiles that velocity above 20 mph within the faculty zone.
If a driver speeds, the driving force receives a Discover of Infraction from the Tukwila Police Division despatched to the automobile’s registered proprietor (starting on October 1, 2021). Picture proof shall be on the Discover of Infraction and all photograph and video proof shall be obtainable on-line at https://zerofatality.com/ for the driving force to overview. Through the 30-day warning interval starting September 1, 2021, drivers will obtain the identical violation discover however “Warning” shall be stamped throughout the violation.