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Daily traffic update for Wednesday

By Staff | Mar 17, 2009

On Wednesday, March 18, the Lee County Traffic Unit will target at least one of the following three locations for enforcement:
1. Ortiz Avenue, Fort Myers
2. Milwaukee Boulevard, Lehigh Acres
3. Three Oaks Parkway & Alico Road, Fort Myers
Locations are selected based upon high incidents of crashes, traffic surveys and citizen complaints. The Sheriff’s Office is committed to promoting traffic safety and enforcing the law. By focusing on violations such as red light running, speeding, DUI and others, motorists become more alert and are encouraged to obey traffic laws. The Sheriff’s Office Traffic Unit and District Patrol Deputies enforce traffic laws each day by issuing citations and warnings. Preliminary results from their cumulative activity yesterday are as follows:
Citations Issued: 74
Written Warnings Issued: 106
Citizens can report problem areas, aggressive or impaired drivers by calling (239) 477-1000. If you see a reckless or drunk driver while you are traveling in your motor vehicle in Lee County, dial 9-1-1.
This traffic enforcement advisory is available each day on the Sheriff’s Office Web site at www.sheriffleefl.org.
Everyone is reminded to “Fasten Your Seat Belts, be courteous to drivers and pedestrians and together we can reduce traffic related fatalities, injuries and property damage.”
Lee County Sheriff’s Office Note: Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Make it a safe one and don’t drink and drive. If you happen to see an impaired driver, don’t hesitate to call 9-1-1 from your cellular phone and report them right away. Your call could save a life.

Source: Lee County Sheriff’s Office