Tuesday morning, the San Angelo Police Department’s Traffic Section conducted a LIDAR Traffic Enforcement Operation at W. Loop 306 and Foster Road from 8:00-11:30 a.m.

courtesy SAPD

Police issued a total of seventy-two (72) citations and six (6) warnings during the operation.  The breakdown for citations is as follows:

Speeding: 51 (Highest speed 83)

Fail to Slow Down or Vacate Lane for Emergency Vehicle: 5

No DL: 2

Driving While License Invalid: 1

No Insurance: 3

Other/Misc. charges: 4

Warnings: 6

As a reminder, the Texas Transportation Code requires drivers nearing stopped emergency vehicles with lights activated to change lanes or slowdown 20 MPH below the speed limit.  Failing to take these actions endangers personnel who provide critical and life-saving services.