More Than 3,000 Cited in Va. Traffic Crackdown - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

More Than 3,000 Cited in Va. Traffic Crackdown

Posted:
(Photo: MGN) (Photo: MGN)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- A safety crackdown on five Virginia interstates yielded more than 3,000 citations for speeding, reckless driving and other traffic offenses.
 
Virginia State Police troopers also arrested three motorists on drunken driving charges and 11 others on felony and drug charges.
 
Troopers conducted the Operation Air, Land and Speed traffic safety program Sept. 22 on Interstates 81, 95, 64, 66 and 85. State police say it's the first time five interstates have been targeted simultaneously.
 
During the 10-hour operation, troopers cited 1,460 speeders, 455 reckless drivers and 103 people for failing to wear seatbelts.

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Beef Prices Skyrocket, Chicken Industry Benefits

    Beef Prices Skyrocket, Chicken Industry Benefits

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:04 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:04:04 GMT
    It's almost grilling season, but burger sales might not be king this year, as beef prices continue to skyrocket nationwide. With the prices rising so drastically, that opens the door for chicken, which has become the meat of choice for many consumers. On Delmarva, there is no shortage of chicken farms, which means many locally are reaping the benefits of this trend.More
    It's almost grilling season, but burger sales might not be king this year, as beef prices continue to skyrocket nationwide. With the prices rising so drastically, that opens the door for chicken, which has become the meat of choice for many consumers. On Delmarva, there is no shortage of chicken farms, which means many locally are reaping the benefits of this trend.More
  • Md. Bail Assessment Tool Differs From Other States

    Md. Bail Assessment Tool Differs From Other States

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:02 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:02:18 GMT
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has said he may issue an executive order creating a pilot program for reforms to criminal bail procedures. It would be the next chapter in Maryland's efforts to comply with a Court of Appeals ruling that defendants have a right to legal counsel at every bail hearing. Legislators failed to agree on a solution this past session.
    More
    Gov. Martin O'Malley has said he may issue an executive order creating a pilot program for reforms to criminal bail procedures. It would be the next chapter in Maryland's efforts to comply with a Court of Appeals ruling that defendants have a right to legal counsel at every bail hearing. Legislators failed to agree on a solution this past session.
    More
  • New Traffic Light Eases Safety Concerns

    New Traffic Light Eases Safety Concerns

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:23:08 GMT
    DOVER, Del.- If you drove down Route 8 in Dover this week you might have noticed something different. A new traffic light. DelDOT put the new traffic light up to help with traffic and safety. “We were approached by the city of Dover and Capital School District,” said Sandy Roumillat the Chief of Community Relations at DelDOT. “They were looking at the recirculation plan getting buses in and out of the campus of the elementary school.” The intersection is right next to Booker T Washington Ele...More
    DOVER, Del.- If you drove down Route 8 in Dover this week you might have noticed something different. A new traffic light. DelDOT put the new traffic light up to help with traffic and safety. “We were approached by the city of Dover and Capital School District,” said Sandy Roumillat the Chief of Community Relations at DelDOT. “They were looking at the recirculation plan getting buses in and out of the campus of the elementary school.” The intersection is right next to Booker T Washington Ele...More
Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service