BILINGS – With three deadly crashes in Montana this weekend, and a kind of taking place in Billings, it is a good time to remind people to drive fastidiously and respect all pace limits.
The Montana Freeway Patrol is included within the Western States Security Coalition which is able to take part in a Pace Enforcement Security Marketing campaign. The Wyoming Freeway Patrol may also be collaborating within the security marketing campaign, elevating consciousness for the hazards of dashing.
WHP observed a pattern of fewer drivers on the roads throughout the pandemic in 2020, however a 29% improve of citations to drivers dashing over 100 miles per hour.
We spoke with Captain David Wagener of the Wyoming Freeway Patrol, who says these statistic present him individuals have to decelerate and provides themselves extra time to get the place they are going.
“It is very impactful when you must see the carnage that may occur from a crash the place somebody is doing in extra of 100 miles per hour, and the accidents that folks maintain in addition to the fatalities that happen in these crashes as nicely,” Captain Wagener mentioned.
The Pace Enforcement Security Marketing campaign will happen from June 25 by June 27.