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Rural Enforcement Campaign in Dry Ridge Post Area

Date of News Release: 08/28/2008

(Dry Ridge, KY) - The Kentucky State Police in Dry Ridge and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet are partnering to initiate a Rural Enforcement campaign in targeted counties. The campaign will begin on Monday September 1, 2008 and conclude at midnight Tuesday September 30, 2008. The campaign will focus enforcement efforts in three counties in the Dry Ridge Post area with a concentration on their top five (5) high crash roadways. Interstates and parkways were intentionally excluded since this is a rural enforcement campaign. The targeted counties consist of Boone, Kenton, and Campbell.

Enforcement efforts will focus on impaired drivers along with an emphasis on speed and occupant protection violations (seatbelts, car and booster seats). Following too close and reckless (careless) driving violatioins will also be enforced. Safety checkpoints throughout the these counties will also be part of the enforcement campaign.

Below is a list of the targeted high crash roadways where this enforcement will take place;

Boone County

  1. US 42
  2. US 25
  3. KY 20
  4. KY 237
  5. KY 536

Kenton County

  1. US 25
  2. KY 8
  3. KY 16
  4. KY 17
  5. KY 1303

Campbell County

  1. US 27
  2. KY 8
  3. KY 9
  4. KY 10
  5. KY 915

The data utilized to identify these counties and roadways were developed from fatality and injury collision statistics for years 2005, 2006, and 2007.

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