SAPD Traffic Enforcement Operation
This morning, the San Angelo Police Department’s Traffic Section conducted a LIDAR Traffic Enforcement Operation in the eastbound lane of the W. Houston Harte from the Howard Street overpass.
Police issued a total of sixty (60) citations and four (4) warnings during the operation. The breakdown for citations is as follows:
Speeding: 35 (Highest speed 86)
Fail to slow down or vacate lane for emergency vehicle: 10
No DL/DWLI: 2
No Insurance: 4
Other/Misc. charges: 9
As a reminder, the Texas Transportation Code requires drivers nearing stopped emergency vehicles with lights activated to either slow down 20 MPH or change lanes. Failing to take these actions endangers personnel who provide critical and life-saving services.