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.
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November 26, 2013

Video: Vegas cops dress as turkeys to catch crosswalk violators

Officers clad in turkey costumes are crossing busy Las Vegas streets to remind drivers to follow laws at crosswalks - Full Story
November 14, 2013

Troopers pack hearing for driver who killed one of their own

26-year-old trucker allegedly fell asleep at wheel after violating commercial-driver hours regulations; Trooper James Sauter died in fire after impact - Full Story
October 19, 2013

High-speed pursuit closes US-Mexico border crossing

The driver, who died at the scene, had led California Highway Patrol officers on a nearly 100-mile chase - Full Story
October 03, 2013

Dangerous new breed of bikers taunts police

Internet videos show high-speed motorcyclists weaving through traffic, running from officers as they do so - Full Story
September 25, 2013

CPH makes switch to Harley Davidson motorcycles

he CHP recently finalized a deal to purchase 121 Harley Davidson Electra Glide motorcycles to replace their previous bikes - Full Story
September 16, 2013

Wash. legislators get pass for speeding

Lawmakers constitutionally protected from receiving non-criminal citations during — and 15 days before — legislative sessions, says State Patrol - Full Story
August 29, 2013

Video: "Angry, profane" roadside feud between plainclothes officers, trooper

The trooper was wary of police impersonators after several recent carjackings had occurred in the state - Full Story
July 25, 2013

Video: Semi truck swipes squad on highway shoulder

Police released the footage hoping it would raise awareness about the Move Over law - Full Story
July 25, 2013
Motorist to face charges in electrocution deaths

Motorist to face charges in electrocution deaths

Alleged to have been speeding to get to the gym when he struck a utility pole, downing wires which killed two bystanders trying to aid him - Full Story
July 18, 2013

Hit-and-run drivers pose serious challenge in Fla.

Catching offenders, proving operation and intoxication is difficult in many cases - Full Story

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