LPD Announces Back to School Traffic Safety Project Results

Published on September 11, 2023

The Lincoln Police Department (LPD) today announced the results of a specialized traffic enforcement project that focused on school zone safety. The effort was conducted throughout Lincoln from August 14 through September 8.

LPD assigned additional officers to conduct high visibility traffic enforcement near schools in Lincoln. The goal was to enhance school zone safety at the beginning of the school year. The project was funded through a grant from the Nebraska Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office.

The results are as follows:

Total Citations, Warnings & Arrests    503
Speeding Citations 195
Speeding Warnings 33
Traffic Signal Citations  7
Traffic Signal Warnings 1
Stop Sign Citations
Seat Belt Citations 42
Seat Belt Warnings 7
Child Seat Belt Citations  3
Child Seat Belt Warnings 1
No Insurance Citations 22
No Insurance Warnings  11
No Valid Registration Citations    62
No Valid Registration Warnings       28 
Other Traffic Violation Citations  33
Other Traffic Violation Warnings 48
Driving Under Suspension  6


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