184 Citations Issued During Newark’s Distracted Driving Enforcement Initiative

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The Newark Police Department is announcing the results of the Distracted Driving Enforcement Initiative conducted the first week of April 2018. The Newark Police Department will continue its efforts throughout the year focusing on high visibility enforcement of distracted driving and other violations which lead to collisions. The original press release is below the statistics.

Date – Citations
4/2/2018 – 14
4/3/2018 – 60
4/4/2018 – 33
4/5/2018 – 68
4/6/2018 – 10
Grand Total – 184
Breakdown

FAILURE TO YIELD – 6
CELL PHONE USE – 63
DRIVING WITH SUSPENDED/REVOKED LICENSE – 4
DUTY-SIGN-CARRY LICENSE – 2
FAIL TO ANSWER SUMMONS – 1
FICTICIOUS/ CANCELLED REGISTRATION – 2
FAILURE TO HAVE INSURANCE ID IN VEHICLE – 3
FAILURE TO POSSESS DRIVERS LICENSE – 1
NO DRIVER SEAT BELT – 23
NO PASSENGER SEAT BELT – 2
NO PROOF OF INSURANCE – 3
OBEY TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICE – 3
OPERATING UNREGISTERED MV – 7
POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA – 2
FAILURE TO POSSESS VEHICLE REGISTRATION – 1
SPEEDING – 25
TURNING WHEN SAFE – 1
VEHICLE MUST PROCEED ON GREEN LIGHT – 1
VEHICLE MUST YIELD – 33
VEHICLE MUST MAINTAIN WITHIN LANE – 1

Grand Total 184

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