Traffic Enforcement, Highway Patrol

Traffic Enforcement, Highway Patrol

The Traffic Enforcement / Highway Patrol topic area serves as a resource for the latest developments in traffic enforcement tactics and techniques. The open road affords many opportunities to catch wanted felons, help stranded motorist, and without proper protection, injure or kill the peacekeepers who patrol those highways and byways.
Main News Columns Videos Photos


July 08, 2015

Grants drive NJ police to issue more distracted-driving tickets

Michael Boren The Philadelphia Inquirer EVESHAM TOWNSHIP, N.J. — In Evesham Township, where more... - Full Story
July 15, 2014

Tough Va. DUI laws lead to drop in crashes, deaths

Ten years ago, local lawmakers looked at a high-profile DUI case, listened to law enforcement and said, "Enough is enough" - Full Story
July 02, 2014
Video: DUI suspect strikes cop directing traffic, scuffle ensues

Video: DUI suspect strikes cop directing traffic, scuffle ensues

Officer was injured Tuesday after being struck by a vehicle while directing traffic after a multi-car accident - Full Story
June 23, 2014

Former RCMP officer invents marijuana breathalyzer

A former British Columbia RCMP officer has co-invented a marijuana breathalyzer he hopes will eventually be used to catch intoxicated motorists - Full Story
June 16, 2014

Ill. bans police ticket quotas

Law prevents departments from assigning an officer a specific amount of citations to issue and also stops them from comparing officers based on tickets - Full Story
June 03, 2014

Handcuffed man falls off Mo. patrol boat, drowns

The state highway patrol is investigating how a life jacket came off a handcuffed Iowa man after he went overboard - Full Story
May 20, 2014

CHP officer hospitalized after hit-and-run crash

A man in his early 20s was arrested after fleeing the scene of the accident - Full Story
May 14, 2014

Fla. speed limit bill to be vetoed following trooper death

"Florida has the 6th worst drivers and the number one most careless drivers in the nation," said Rep. Irv Slosberg - Full Story
May 12, 2014
Video: Man sues police after hit in eye with ECD prong

Video: Man sues police after hit in eye with ECD prong

Man alleges near total loss of vision in his right eye after he was shot twice by deputy - Full Story
May 04, 2014
Fla. trooper killed in collision

Fla. trooper killed in collision

A nine-year veteran of the Florida Highway Patrol and a tow-truck driver were killed in a crash Saturday - Full Story

PoliceOne Offers

Sign up for FREE eNewsletters

Enter your email address below:

Connect with PoliceOne

Mobile Apps Facebook Twitter Google

Traffic Enforcement, Highway Patrol Columnists

Be Advised... Be Advised...
with Doug Wyllie, PoliceOne Editor in Chief
Tactical Intelligence Tactical Intelligence
with Scott Stewart
logo for print