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Trooper Jonathan Biven
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Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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2006 Traffic Safety Programs

Date of News Release: 05/03/2006

(BOWLING GREEN, Ky.) -- The Kentucky State Police along with other state, county and local law enforcement agencies will be out in force in an attempt to reduce non-injury, injury and fatal accidents this Spring and Summer driving season.

In April 2006 our Post District recorded 14 fatalities. This is a significant increase from previous months. The Commander of Post 3, Captain Bill Payton stated that the increase is "alarming." "We will focus our resources on problem areas so that we might reduce, if not eliminate, the types of tragic collisions that occurred in the month of April."

The Kentucky State Police Post 3 will be involved in the upcoming traffic safety programs this spring and summer.

"Hands Across the Borders"
May 13th -20th 2006

"Buckle Up In Your Truck"
May 14th - 21st 2006

"Buckle Up Kentucky: It's the Law and It's Enforced"
May 22nd - June 4th 2006

"Blue Lights Across the Bluegrass"
July 1st - July 31st 2006

"Impaired Driving Enforcement Campaign"
August 18th - September 4th 2006

There will be "ZERO tolerance" for kids that are not buckled this Spring and Summer, and ZERO means ZERO, no excuses, no warnings, no ands or buts........just a ticket!

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