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Sheriff's Office traffic enforcement update for Monday

May 24, 2013
Pine Island Eagle

The Lee County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit will target at least one of the following three locations for enforcement Monday, May 27:

- Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach

- Hickory Boulevard, Bonita Springs

- Hart Road, North Fort Myers

Locations are selected based upon high incidents of crashes, traffic surveys and citizen complaints. The Sheriff's Office is committed to promoting traffic safety and enforcing the law. By focusing on violations such as red light running, speeding, DUI and others, motorists become more alert and are encouraged to obey traffic laws. The Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit and District Patrol Deputies enforce our traffic laws each day by issuing citations and warnings. Preliminary results from their cumulative activity yesterday are as follows:

Citations Issued:60

Written Warnings Issued:185

Citizens can help by letting us know if they observe problem areas, aggressive or impaired drivers and by their compliance with the rules of the road. To get in touch with one of our traffic deputies call (239) 477-1000. If you see a reckless or drunk driver while you are traveling in your motor vehicle in Lee County, dial 9-1-1.

This traffic enforcement advisory is available each day on the Sheriff's Office website at www.sheriffleefl.org.

Everyone is reminded to "Fasten Your Seat Belts, be courteous to drivers and pedestrians and together we can reduce traffic related fatalities, injuries and property damage.

Note: Traffic Safety Tip of the Week: It's the Memorial Day weekend and school's out! Vacation time has arrived for Lee County youth, so motorists driving near residential neighborhoods, recreation areas and parks need to exercise caution as children can be at play throughout the day. Your extra vigilance can prevent a tragedy. Remember "SLOW - Children at Play".

 
 

 

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