DETROIT - It's being called "Eyes on 94" and Michigan State Police are hoping the operation will help reduce crashes along the I-94 corridor.
The effort begins Monday, state police said:
Michigan State Police (MSP) motor carrier officers will join officers from the Indiana State Police and Ohio State Highway Patrol in focusing their enforcement on I-94 and other major freeways in Ohio and Indiana in a coordinated enforcement operation dubbed "Eyes on 94" that seeks to reduce commercial vehicle crashes along the I-94 corridor.
This multi-state effort will take place from Dec. 5 - 9, 2016.
During this initiative, motor carrier officers will focus on violations by commercial vehicles that are most likely to contribute to a crash, which include speeding, following too closely, improper passing, distracted driving and improper lane use.
Multi-state commercial vehicle enforcement initiatives allow for neighboring states to align their resources to collectively focus attention on safety concerns involving interstate traffic. The MSP's participation in these joint initiatives aims to increase the safety of those traveling on Michigan roads.
The "Eyes on 94" initiative is part of the statewide Toward Zero Deaths traffic safety campaign, which is based on the national strategy on highway safety that seeks to reduce the number of traffic deaths nationwide.
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