The San Angelo Police Department’s Traffic Section conducted a LIDAR Traffic Enforcement Operation at 8 a.m until 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday at W. Loop 306 and Foster Road.
According to a statement released by the San Angelo Police Department, police issued a total of 72 citations and six warnings during the operation.
A breakdown for citations is as follows:
Speeding- 51 ( the highest speed 83)
Fail to slow down or vacate lane for emergency vehicle- 5
No driver’s license- 2
No insurance- 3
Other/ Misc charges- 4
The Texas Transportation Code requires drivers nearing stopped emergency vehicles with lights activated to change lanes or slowdown 20 MPH below the speed limit. Failing to take theses actions endangers personal who provide critical and life-saving services.