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Traffic enforcement areas for Wednesday announced

By Staff | Mar 24, 2009

On Wednesday, March 25, the Lee County Traffic Enforcement Unit will target at least one of the following three locations :
1. Alico Road & Ben Hill Griffin Parkway, Fort Myers
2. Lee Boulevard, Lehigh Acres
3. Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach
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 our traffic laws each day by issuing citations and warnings. Preliminary results from their cumulative activity Monday are:
Citations Issued: 87
Written Warnings Issued: 106
Citizens who observe problem areas, aggressive or impaired drivers can get in touch with a traffic deputies 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.”
Note: The Ten Commandments for Safe Driving in Lee County include: # 4 – “I WILL Obey the Speed Limit”. # 3 – “I WILL Stop at All Red Lights”. Please drive safely.

Source: Lee County Sheriff’s Office