LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Police in Henderson have completed a pedestrian safety event for the month of April where they completed a total of 340 traffic stops.
A total of 233 tickets were issued to drivers for speeding, four drivers were cited for distracted driving, and two tickets were issued due to pedestrain-related incidents.
76 tickets were given out for other traffic-related incidents, according to Henderson Police Department.
The enforcement initiative ran from April 18 through April 25 after the police department received $237,300 in federal funding in an effort to help educate drivers and reduce deaths on Nevada roadways.
Joining Forces Pedestrian Safety enforcement
- 340 traffic stops completed
- 233 tickets issued for speeding
- 4 distracted driving tickets
- 2 pedestrian-related tickets
- 76 other traffic-related tickets
According to Henderson Police enforcement events during the year focus on pedestrian safety, seat belt use, speeding, distracted driving, and impaired driving.