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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Priority Traffic Enforcement Areas (PTEA) for July 2018


There are three objectives of this program:

  • Educate citizens of lawful and safe driving habits through traditional and social media.
  • Gain voluntary compliance from the public, through aggressive traffic statute enforcement practices that are specific to locate, time and type of violation.
  • Reduce the number of vehicle collisions at high traffic volume intersections and roadways.

The criteria will for determining these locations will be based on:

  • Accidents and causes
  • Traffic Congestion
  • Public Complaints – Please Use Access Kearney to report
  • City Complaints
  • Manpower
  • Calls for Service Load
  • Officer / Supervisor Observations and Recommendations

Priority Traffic Enforcement Areas for July are:

  • 8th Street (6th Avenue to 17th Avenue)
  • 16th Street (17th Avenue to Avenue M)
  • W. 29th Street (2nd Avenue to 9th Avenue)

While officers may enforce any observed violations, the targeted violations will be speed enforcement, Traffic Signal Violation, Improper wide turns, and other observed traffic violations.

The City of Kearney would also like to remind drivers that all residential areas are 25 mph.

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