This afternoon, the San Angelo Police Department’s Traffic Section conducted a LIDAR Traffic Enforcement Operation in the 1200 and 2200 blocks of W. Houston Harte from noon through 3:00 p.m.
Police issued a total of twenty-three (23) citations during the operation. The breakdown for citations is as follows:
Speeding: 12 (Highest speed 89)
Fail to Slow Down or Vacate Lane for Emergency Vehicle: 3
Driving While License Invalid: 1
Other/Misc. charges: 7
As a reminder, the Texas Transportation Code requires drivers nearing stopped emergency vehicles with lights activated to change lanes or slowdown 20 MPH below the speed limit. Failing to take these actions endangers personnel who provide critical and life-saving services.