New London police announce speed enforcement campaign results

New London — Police issued more than 1,000 traffic infractions between July 1 and Sept. 5 as part of the department's 2017 speed enforcement campaign.

The grant-funded campaign is part of the department's ongoing efforts to reduce deaths and injuries caused by car crashes and other unsafe traffic conditions, according to a release.

During the two-month campaign, officers issued the following infractions, a total of 1,121:

  • Traveling Fast: 536
  • Driving Too Fast for Conditions: 16
  • Speeding: 506
  • Cell Phone Use: 14
  • Uninsured Vehicles: 13
  • Driving with a Suspended License: 23
  • 13 Seat belt violations
  • 1 Recovered stolen vehicle
  • 4 narcotics arrests
  • 9 arrest warrants served

The New London Police Department asks the public to obey the speed limit and practice safe driving tips within and outside the city.

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