On Saturday, April 13 the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office conducted a directed patrol on Interstate 57, to increase enforcement of violations of Scott’s Law, Distracted Driving, and Speeding, according to a press release from Sheriff Joshua Blackwell.
The results of this four-hour detail are as follows:
- Scotts’ law violations – 3
- Speeding – 11
- Speeding 35 mph or more over the speed limit (109 mph in a 70 mph zone) – 1
- Driving with a suspended license–1
- No insurance–1
- Failure to notify SOS change of address–1
- Improper land usage–4
- Equipment violations–4
- Failure to signal–1
- Expired registration–1
“The purpose of the directed patrol as to create awareness of all traffic laws and to increase the safety of the citizens of Douglas County,” the release says.