Lafayette Police to conduct traffic safety campaign for first half of March

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LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — In an effort to increase safety on the roadways the Lafayette Police Department is conducting a traffic safety campaign.

Sr. Corporal Bridgette Dugas says, “This is just another campaign where we’re now focused on safety and making sure people are not doing anything while they’re driving such as distracted driving.”

Starting March 1st through March 14th officers will randomly patrol car-accident prone areas, looking for traffic violators

“We’re doing this in an effort to reduce the number of accidents that we’re seeing just minor traffic infractions that we’ve been seeing quite often.”

Dugas says distracted driving plays a big part in most accidents.

She encourages motorists to pay close attention when driving.

“We have to focus on the roadway and focus on the safety of everyone around us and all motorist who are traveling on the road.”

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