From July 15-Aug. 7 extra law enforcement patrols were out in search of speeding drivers. During the patrols in Clallam County, 76 speeding tickets were written in addition to six misdemeanor arrests, one negligent driving citation, two seat belt tickets, a fugitive apprehension, as well as four uninsured motorist and eight suspended/revoked license violations.
Participating in these extra patrols were the Port Angeles and Sequim Police departments and the Clallam County Sheriff’s Office.
According to an online survey conducted during these patrols, of the eight multiple choice questions asked, the majority of respondents answered six of the questions correctly. The final question was open-ended.
The Clallam County DUI Traffic Safety Task Force supported the extra patrols, funded by a grant from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.
For more information about the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, visit www.wtsc.wa.gov.