Citations In Distracted Driving Campaign Include 4 Motorists Going Over 100 MPH

Monday, March 20, 2017

The Chattanooga Police Department and Tennessee Highway Patrol continue to work together to enforce and educate drivers about distracted driving and the dangers that come along with that behavior.


Both agencies are continuing enhanced enforcement in an effort to correct poor driving behavior. Total citations issued for each day (Monday, March 13 through Friday, March 17, 2017) are included along with citation specifics for Friday.


The numbers included in this release are citations issued by CPD's Traffic Unit. These numbers do not include CPD Patrol or other units in the department.

Monday, March 13 TOTAL - 35

Tuesday, March 14 TOTAL -32

Wednesday, March 15 TOTAL - 100

Thursday, March 16 TOTAL - 92

Friday, March 17 TOTAL - 43

Four speeding citations were issued to motorists driving in excess of 100 mph.

The breakdown of Friday's citations are as follows:

Speeding - 20**

Registration - 5

Seatbelt - 5

No Insurance - 4
Child Restraint - 3
Due Care - 2
Following too close - 2
Texting - 1
Improper Stop - 1



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