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King County Target Zero Task Force speed enforcement results

Between July 15 and August 7 extra law enforcement patrols were out in search of speeding drivers.

During the patrols in King County, 1,245 speeding tickets were written, in addition to three DUIs, three felony arrests, four aggressive driving violations, 15 cell phone citations, six seat belt tickets, as well as 50 uninsured motorist and 15 suspended/revoked license violations.

Participating in these extra patrols were Auburn, Bellevue, Black Diamond, Burien, Covington, Des Moines, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kent, Kirkland, Maple Valley, Mercer Island, Newcastle, Normandy Park, North Bend, Pacific, Redmond, Renton, Sammamish, Seatac, Seattle, Snoqualmie, and Tukwila Police Departments.

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. See the results below.

The King County Target Zero Task Force supported the extra patrols, funded by a grant from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission.

For additional information about the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, visitwww.wtsc.wa.gov

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