Speed Enforcement Contract

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
- Traffic Unit
Strategic Planning Bureau
- Grants Administration

Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)

What:
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office has received a contract from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for Speed Enforcement.

When:
The project began on November 17, 2020, and will run through September 25, 2021.

Where:
The project will be implemented throughout Pinellas County, in areas known for speeding and aggressive driving.  

Why/How:
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office has received a contract from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for Speed Enforcement.

The contract will be utilized to fund speed and aggressive driving enforcement in Pinellas County.   

From November 17, 2020 through September 25, 2021, Pinellas deputies will be conducting “saturation patrols” throughout Pinellas County. The goal of the patrols will be to decrease speed and aggressive driving, crashes, and fatalities in the county.

The locations of these saturation patrols will be focused in high incident areas throughout the county.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office remains committed to maintaining safe roadways for its residents and visitors through these initiatives that combat high-risk driving behaviors.

Posted by Jessica Mackesy Friday, January 15, 2021 10:14:00 AM Categories: General News

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