FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: LIEUTENANT TOM ALBERGO 760-839-4901
On June 5, 2012, the Escondido Police Department conducted a Traffic Safety Checkpoint in the area of 1100 N. Centre City Pky. The results of this event were as follows:
- 1440 vehicles passed through the checkpoint location
- 249 vehicles were contacted by screening officers
- 24 drivers/vehicles were directed to secondary
- 1 vehicle was impounded
- 6 citations were issued
- 2 violations for unlicensed/suspended driver
- 2 violations for no proof of insurance
- 2 violations for unregistered vehicle
The Traffic Safety Checkpoint demonstrated the Escondido Police Department’s commitment to traffic safety- licensed drivers, using seatbelts and child restraint seats, while driving mechanically safe vehicles that also happen to be properly registered and insured.
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