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City of Kearney shares the four priority traffic enforcement areas for December

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Published: Dec. 1, 2021 at 11:43 AM CST
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KEARNEY, Neb. (Press Release) - The City of Kearney announced their Priority Traffic Enforcement Areas for the month of December on Wednesday.

There are three objectives of this program: 1) Educate citizens of lawful and safe driving habits through traditional and social media; 2) gain voluntary compliance from the public, through aggressive traffic statute enforcement practices that are specific to locate, time and type of violation; 3) reduce the number of vehicle collisions at high traffic volume intersections and roadways.

The criteria will for determining these locations will be based on: 1) Accidents and causes; 2) traffic congestion; 3) public complaints; 4) city complaints; 5) manpower; 6) calls for service load; 7) officer/supervisor observations and recommendations.

Priority Traffic Enforcement Areas for December are: 1) Avenue E (31st Street - Railroad Street); 2) E Hwy 30 (N Avenue - Cherry Avenue); 3) West 35th Street (6th Avenue - 17th Avenue).

While officers may enforce any observed violations, the targeted violations will be speed enforcement, traffic signal violation, improper wide turns and other observed traffic violations. The City of Kearney would also like to remind drivers that all residential areas are 25 MPH.

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