JPD Enforcement Blitz

Jasper (NNDC):

The Jasper Police Department plans aggressive driving patrols this March. 

Spring is just around the corner. As temperatures rise, and winter ice and snow recede from the roads, Hoosier drivers are tempted to increase their speeds and take more risks behind the wheel.

The Jasper Police Department and about 230 law-enforcement agencies across Indiana are warning drivers of increased patrols in March for aggressive driving violations.

The aim is to make prevent unsafe driving and save lives. Failing to yield the right of way is one of the top causes of crashes that lead to injuries and deaths. Following too closely and unsafe lane movement violations are also among the top causes of crashes.
Other aggressive driving violations include unsafe speed; speed too fast for weather conditions, disregarding a traffic signal or sign, and improper passing, turning, or lane usage.

Young drivers, particularly young men, are more likely to be engaging in unsafe driving behaviors before a crash. Statistics and more information are in the most recent Crash Fact Book and

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