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Vehicle Incidents and Issues

Vehicle Incidents and Issues

The Vehicle Incidents and Issues topic deals with issues related to specialized patrols like motorcycle units as well as vehicular risks and challenges to law enforcement, including vehicle crashes involving police and vehicular assaults against officers. From single-car traffic accidents to high-speed pursuits, most law enforcement injuries and fatalities occur in, or immediately outside of, a police officer’s vehicle.
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February 27, 2011

Fla. man charged with DUI after hitting cruiser

The man's eyes were red and glassy and his breath smelled of alcohol, but he refused to submit to field sobriety tests - Full Story
February 25, 2011

Video: Cop thrown 15 feet in icy wreck

The driver’s vehicle slid on the icy road, slamming into the squad car and knocking the second officer across the snow - Full Story
February 23, 2011

Video: New radar detects drivers who follow too closely

State law requires drivers traveling 35 miles per hour or faster to have at least two seconds of following distance - Full Story
February 22, 2011

Alleged rapist arrested in La. traffic stop

A state trooper pulled over a man because his car was missing a tail light - Full Story
February 22, 2011

New Dallas unit will monitor dash-cam police behavior

"I think these policies need to be established to make sure the cameras capture both audio and video," a prosecutor said - Full Story
February 18, 2011

Video: Fla. cyclist hit by cruiser on dark road

The road on which the incident happened is poorly lit, according to residents - Full Story
February 17, 2011

Florida officer killed in wreck before shift

The 16-year veteran is survived by his wife and four children - Full Story
February 16, 2011

Video: Cop slams squad into oncoming DUI suspect's car

The driver kept going even after stop sticks deflated his tires - Full Story
February 15, 2011

Video: Driver slams head-on into bus during pursuit

The suspect lost control as he rounded a corner during the chase and slid into the opposite lane - Full Story
February 14, 2011

Ore. driver films speedometer at 140 mph, gets arrested

He said he was videotaping his speedometer as well as his arrest so that he could post the video to YouTube - Full Story



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Vehicle Incidents and Issues Columnists

Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel Police Driving: Safety Behind the Wheel
with Travis Yates
Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street Leadership, Technology and Tactics: Themes from the Street
with Lt. Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.)