Multiple state police agencies are partnering for a two day high visibility traffic enforcement effort on I-95.

From Friday, April 8, through Saturday, April 9, troopers from all of the 15 states that line I-95 from Maine to Florida are taking part in the “I-95 Drive to Save Lives” campaign.

The purpose of the traffic enforcement effort is to cut down on traffic deaths along the I-95 corridor.

The Delaware State Police is the lead agency coordinating the campaign. Participating agencies include the Florida Highway Patrol, North Carolina Highway Patrol, South Carolina Highway Patrol, Georgia Highway Patrol, Virginia State Police, Maryland State Police, Delaware State Police, Pennsylvania State Police, New Jersey State Police, New York State Police, Connecticut State Police, Rhode Island State Police, New Hampshire State Police, Massachusetts State Police and Maine State Police.

Delaware law enforcement will also participate in a simultaneous “Drive to Save Lives in Delaware”, which will entail participating Delaware law enforcement agencies patrolling their own jurisdictions.

“The Delaware Office of Highway Safety is pleased to partner with the Delaware State Police and municipal law enforcement agencies across the state in support of the “Drive to Save Lives” initiative.  Our Delaware law enforcement partners are committed to decreasing fatalities and serious injuries on our roadways and it’s through projects like this that we are able to increase awareness of multiple highway safety priorities.  This type of data-driven enforcement method paired with education is aimed to facilitate behavior change in at-risk drivers”, said Sarah Cattie, Senior Traffic Safety Program Manager, Delaware Office of Highway Safety.

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