Traffic Blitz a Success!

Fargo Police conducted a FOUR Day traffic blitz last week focusing on use of communication device violations.  A total of 73 citations were issued over the four days, including:
38 Red Light Violations
17 Texting Violations
2 Seatbelt Violations
1 Driving Under Revocation/Suspension
2 Registration Violations
2 No Insurance Violations
2 No Driver’s License in possession Violations
3 Speeding Violations
1 Speed/Care Required Violation
1 Equipment Violation (Lights)
2 Unlawful U-Turn Violations
2 Careful Driving-Control of Vehicle Violations
(Totals by location)

District 1 (10/14/13)
The texting blitz was conducted with eight officers. The eight officers were divided into two groups who focused on two major corridors spanning this 3 hour detail on 10/14/2013. 19 Ave N & University Dr. N: 0700-1000hrs 3 Speeding Cites 2 Texting Cites 1 Red Light Cite University Dr. N & 1 Ave N: 0700-1000hrs 8 Red Light Cites 1 Texting Cite

District 2 (10/15/13)
The texting blitz was conducted with 4 officers. The one group focused on two areas over the 3 hour detail.

Main Ave and University: 0700-0850hrs
10 Red Light 1 Registration violation
1 No Insurance 1 DUS/DAR (with arrest) 7th Ave N and University: 0900-1005hrs
4 Red Light 1 Texting
1 No Insurance 1 No DL in Possession

District 3 (10/16/13)
The texting blitz was conducted with 6 officers.  The entire time was spent at this intersection for the 3 hour detail.

25 St S & 13 Ave S: 1100-1400hrs
Texting Citations: 7
Red Light: 8
Speed/Care Required: 1
Equipment Violation: 1  Total: 17 citations

District 4 (10/17/2013)
Eight Officers were used for this texting blitz.  The entire time was spent at this intersection for this 3 hour detail.

45 St S @ 17 Ave S:  1100-1400hrs
6 Texting Citations
7 Red Light Violations
2 Seatbelt Violations 1 Expired Tab/Registration
2 Unlawful U-Turn
1 No DL in Possession 2 Careful Driving – Control of Vehicle
5 Citizen contacts (warn)
Total: 21 citations

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