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May 20, 2017

FW: VERMONT STATE POLICE - RUTLAND BARRACKS / UPCOMING SOBRIETY & SAFETY ENFORCEMENT / 2017 CIOT Campaign

 

 

From: Norton, Doug
Sent: Saturday, May 20, 2017 7:39 PM
To: DPS - mediastatewide <mediastatewide@listserv.dps.state.vt.us>
Cc: Studin, Michael <Michael.Studin@vermont.gov>
Subject: VERMONT STATE POLICE - RUTLAND BARRACKS / UPCOMING SOBRIETY & SAFETY ENFORCEMENT / 2017 CIOT Campaign

 

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

   Sobriety & Safety Enforcement

 

 

 

TROOPER: Sgt. Doug Norton        STATION:  Rutland – B Troop                 CONTACT#: 802-773-9101

 

DATE/TIME: 2017 CIOT Campaign

 

LOCATION :  Rutland County

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Vermont State Police, Rutland Barracks, in conjunction with local and county law enforcement will be conducting Sobriety & Safety Enforcement during the upcoming 2017 CIOT Campaign. As of May 2nd, 2017, Vermont statewide has experienced 17 fatalities from crashes. The scheduled enforcement is an opportunity to use high visibility enforcement to turn the tide, across the state, in the number of traffic fatalities/crashes. Using state and local data, engaging task forces, and working with other agencies, we can have an impact in Vermont. Recent crash data can be found athttp://ghsp.vermont.gov . In addition to checkpoint(s), Troopers will be aggressively patrolling and enforcing motor vehicle laws with specific regard to impaired, distracted/aggressive driving, speeding, and seatbelt usage in high crash areas, throughout Rutland County.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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