Targeting speeders, distracted drivers in Albemarle County
ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- The Albemarle County Police Department is trying to discourage dangerous driving habits through special enforcement efforts.
Earlier this week, officers conducted a driving enforcement initiative on Seminole Trail, specifically focused on speeding and distracted driving.
Officers were also on the lookout for other aggressive driving behaviors.
During this effort, there were 94 traffic stops, with 112 summonses issued.
Police say distracted driving is a major cause of crashes, and the department has investigated multiple fatal crashes around the county so far this year.