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Results of Second I-75 Enforcement Campaign Are In

Local law enforcement agencies announced Friday the results of this week's crackdown on illegal driving activities along the I-75 corridor from the Ohio River to the I-275 interchange.

Monday marked the second date of the year-long highway safety enforcement campaign conducted by police departments from Covington, Erlanger, Ft. Mitchell, Kenton County, the Kentucky State Police, and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement.

The enforcement campaign is funded by a federal highway traffic safety grant.

There were 15 law enforcement officers patrolling the stretch of interstate on October 14 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Citations were issued for various traffic offenses and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement officers inspected commercial vehicles during the blitz.

According to numbers released Friday, there were 10 arrests, and citations issued in the following number:

1 theft of identity

2 unauthorized use of motor vehicle

3 outstanding warrant arrests

74 speeding

10 commercial vehicle lane restriction

1 commercial vehicle registration violation

3 commercial vehicle expired annual inspection

3 commercial vehicle window tint violation

2 commercial vehicle - no Department of Transportation number

3 commercial vehicle - no Unified Carrier Registration registration

2 commercial vehicle - no medical card

1 commercial vehicle - expired insurance

2 commercial vehicle - no insurance

1 commercial vehicle - plate not displayed

2 failure to transfer vehicle registration

17 no or expired registration plates

5 failure to or improper signal

1 improper equipment/no brake lights

1 improper equipment/no tail lights

1 improper equipment/cracked windshield

1 reckless driving

6 failure to give right-of-way to stopped emergency vehicle

2 failure to notify Department of Transportation of change of address

1 operating on a suspended license

5 no operator's license

1 expired operator's license

1 residents not to use license from another state

2 license not in possession

1 no insurance

16 no proof of insurance

1 license plate not detectable

3 following another vehicle too closely

8 failure to wear seat belt

2 distracted driving/texting/careless

1 careless driving (cutting people off/changing lanes)

1 texting while driving

3 other citations

2 warnings

The next scheduled enforcement date is set for December.

-Staff report