DETROIT – Michigan State Police stopped 512 drivers, issued 498 tickets and arrested 10 people during a two-day crackdown on the Lodge Freeway and I-96.
Troopers have been stepping up enforcement on the freeways, looking for dangerous driving. According to police, the main causes of crashes in Metro Detroit are speeding, following too closely and distracted driving.
- Seat belt: 63
- Speeding: 164
- Texting: 31
- Careless driving: 3
- Uninsured driver: 90
- Suspended license: 7
- Other traffic violations: 140
- Misdemeanor fugitive arrests: 6
- Felony fugitive arrests: 3
- Felony drug arrest: 1