Update: Safety Campaign Results in 17 Citations
ST. CLOUD -- On Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. the St. Cloud Police CAPs unit conducted a pedestrian safety campaign on the St. Cloud State University campus.
Today the police released the results of their campaign. Sergeant Jason Burke says, around 200 people received lanyards with safety tips on them were handed out on the SCSU campus.
There were 42 total traffic stops, with 17 citations given:
- 3 Stop sign violations
- 3 Crosswalk violations
- 3 Seatbelt violations
- 2 Expired registrations
- 1 Driving after revocation
- 1 Driving after suspension
- 1 No License
- 1 No insurance
- 1 No proof of insurance
- 1 Small Marijuana possession
According to the Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety, around 35 pedestrians and 7 bicyclists are killed each year as a result of collisions with vehicles.