Baltimore police are sharing extra particulars after a brand new push to crack down on visitors violations.In an unique interview with WBAL Radio, Commissioner Richard Worley stated BPD carried out almost 700 visitors stops this previous weekend alone.Since implementing the elevated concentrate on visitors enforcement on March 29, Worley stated the division is averaging greater than 200 visitors stops per day.Before the initiative, BPD had recorded 17 deaths associated to automobile crashes this yr.”Not solely the truth that we’re disregarding the indicators, pace limits, cease indicators and parking indicators, however the truth that now we have extra autos dashing which can be inflicting extra deadly crashes and extreme accidents,” Worley stated.Some Baltimore residents stated the elevated concentrate on visitors legal guidelines is a necessity.”I’ve seen folks making an attempt to outrun the lights with the cameras. You’re nonetheless going to get a ticket,” resident Latris Taylor stated.”I did see an accident like that proper in entrance of my eyes,” resident Shakeira Whitney stated. “One time, any individual tried to beat their gentle and it simply did not go properly for him.”Whitney stated she has seen progress.”I’ve seen much more visitors stops on this space,” she stated.She stated she hopes it encourages extra drivers to play it secure behind the wheel.”We have quite a lot of colleges within the space,” she stated. “So simply retaining the youngsters secure and being conscious of others which can be driving round you.”Police stated they’re specializing in areas which have seen the best focus of lethal accidents and accidents with accidents over the past three years.

Baltimore police are sharing extra particulars after a brand new push to crack down on visitors violations.

In an unique interview with WBAL Radio, Commissioner Richard Worley stated BPD carried out almost 700 visitors stops this previous weekend alone.

Since implementing the elevated concentrate on visitors enforcement on March 29, Worley stated the division is averaging greater than 200 visitors stops per day.

Before the initiative, BPD had recorded 17 deaths associated to automobile crashes this yr.

“Not solely the truth that we’re disregarding the indicators, pace limits, cease indicators and parking indicators, however the truth that now we have extra autos dashing which can be inflicting extra deadly crashes and extreme accidents,” Worley stated.

Some Baltimore residents stated the elevated concentrate on visitors legal guidelines is a necessity.

“I’ve seen folks making an attempt to outrun the lights with the cameras. You’re nonetheless going to get a ticket,” resident Latris Taylor stated.

“I did see an accident like that proper in entrance of my eyes,” resident Shakeira Whitney stated. “One time, any individual tried to beat their gentle and it simply did not go properly for him.”

Whitney stated she has seen progress.

“I’ve seen much more visitors stops on this space,” she stated.

She stated she hopes it encourages extra drivers to play it secure behind the wheel.

“We have quite a lot of colleges within the space,” she stated. “So simply retaining the youngsters secure and being conscious of others which can be driving round you.”

Police stated they’re specializing in areas which have seen the best focus of lethal accidents and accidents with accidents over the past three years.