Aggressive driving enforcement to begin this week

This week additional Johnson County Sheriff deputies will be on the roads looking for aggressive drivers. Deputies will be looking for people engaged in traffic offenses that may be a danger to others on the roadways such as speeding, excessive lane changes, improper passing and tailgating.

During this additional enforcement, deputies will be targeting aggressive and illegal operation of vehicles and will also be strictly enforcing seatbelt, drunk driving and helmet laws.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately 6,800,000 crashes occur in the United States each year; a substantial number are estimated to be caused by aggressive driving.

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