Arizona Department of Public Safety to Conduct Operation Safe Passage during upcoming Labor Day Holiday Weekend
High Profile enforcement by DPS for upcoming Labor Day Holiday Weekend
Wednesday, August 31, 2011 -
Operation Safe Passage will be conducted this Friday, September 2nd, 2011, on Interstates 40, 10 and 8, from
The Department’s Share the Road patrol officers will also be monitoring traffic looking for violations committed by commercial vehicles and passenger cars committing violations around trucks and buses.
The Department will continue to conduct these operations throughout the year to ensure the motorists of
The goal of Operation Safe Passage is to reduce fatal crashes by demonstrating to drivers that the Highway Patrol is conducting traffic enforcement in a wide variety of areas and that they should obey traffic laws constantly, not just in the vicinity of patrol officers.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration research indicates that a fatal traffic crash costs state taxpayers over one million dollars in emergency response, health care, and other expenses. A reduction in fatal crashes in
The Arizona Highway Patrol asks drivers to do their part to save lives and reduce crashes by buckling up and obeying traffic laws.