Southfield pledges to make streets safer
Police will be cracking down on reckless driving
The city of Southfield is pledging to make itself safer. And if you're driving unsafely in the area, it could cost you.
Southfield city leaders on Monday will take the Southfield Safe Streets pledge.
That means a big change in the way police and fire do their jobs. In addition to answering 911 calls for help, the city is charging its officers to target unsafe actions.
Focus on locations with higher numbers of traffic accidents
Focus on distracted drivers
Focus on people that are texting while driving
Focus on drivers that disobey stop signs and traffic signals
Focus on speeders in residential neighborhoods and near schools
Residents are encourage to take their own Southfield Safe Streets pledge.
To take the pledge, click here.
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