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7:15 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Ohio Highway Patrol To Crackdown On Impaired Drivers This Weekend

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Highway patrol units in three states will launch a weekend crackdown on impaired drivers starting tonight at midnight.

Increased patrols over the weekend will focus on I-70 from Pennsylvania, through Ohio and Indiana.

Officials say they want to “reduce unsafe driving behaviors,” and they’ll be on the lookout for seat belt violations, aggressive driving and impaired motorists.

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Around the Miami Valley
4:29 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Dayton Police Crack Down on Construction Zone Traffic Violations

I-75 as seen from Kettering Tower, 11th floor.
Credit Jerry Kenney

The Dayton Police Department has begun a crackdown on traffic violations in the I-75 construction zone through downtown.  The stepped up enforcement efforts will run through September during periods of heavy traffic.

Police say they’ll be on the lookout for speed, lane change, and tailgating violations.  They’ll also be on the lookout for aggressive drivers.

No warnings will be issued and so motorists need to know the law, according to Sergeant John Ross with the Dayton PD.

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Statewide News
8:22 am
Mon June 9, 2014

Ohio Supreme Court To Hear Traffic Camera Case

A red light and speed camera next to a Dunkin' Donuts in Parma Heights, Ohio.
Credit Nicholas Eckhart / Flickr/Creative Commons

The Ohio Supreme Court will hear arguments this week about traffic cameras. The case in Toledo is one of a slew of legal challenges to cities using cameras to catch and ticket drivers for running red lights or speeding.

Motorists also filed lawsuits last week against the Dayton suburbs of Trotwood and West Carollton. That brings the number of legal cases against cameras around the state to at least eight.

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Around the Miami Valley
2:41 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

AAA: Tips On How To Drive Safely During Bitter Cold Weather

Monday’s sudden snowfall is to blame for several traffic pileups on the highways in southwest Ohio and as WYSO’s Emily McCord reports the cold weather can also contribute to hazardous driving conditions.

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Statewide News
6:35 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Scores of Vehicles Snared in Ohio Highway Pileups

Authorities say a southwest Ohio highway pileup involving at least 86 vehicles has left a 12-year-old girl dead.

The Interstate 275 crash was one of at least four pileups that snared dozens of vehicles in the state on Monday. Parts of the state saw scattered snow showers, with isolated pockets of heavier snowfall.

The girl died in the I-275 pileup near the Cincinnati suburb of Colerain Township. At least 20 injured people were taken to hospitals.

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