The Rockford Police Traffic Investigation Unit and Community Services Officers conducted a traffic enforcement detail in the areas of Charles Street from 9th Street to Parkside Drive, Broadway from 9th Street to Alpine Road, Longwood Street from Crosby Street to Chamberlain Street, and Whitman Street from North Main to Avon Street, to raise awareness of safety-related traffic violations and to reduce the overall number of and severity of crashes in these areas.
These areas were selected based on data intelligence noting an increased number of injury-crash hotspots.
Officers conducted 106 vehicle stops during a two-day period, the results of which are as follows:
97 Speed-related citations
5 Cell phone usage citations
6 Insurance violations
4 Registration violations
2 Seat belt violations
6 Driver’s license violations
2 Sign/Signal violations
1 Window tint violation
The Rockford Police will continue to perform traffic details and remind drivers to help prevent fatalities and reduce injuries on the roadways by obeying the rules of the road at all times.