Red Light/Distracted Driving Traffic Enforcement Results

Published on April 10, 2024

The Lincoln Police Department today released results of a traffic enforcement project conducted April 1 through 8. The project was a partnership with the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) to monitor red light violations and drivers distracted by cellphones.

This project, funded by a grant from the DOT Highway Safety Office, assigned additional traffic enforcement officers at intersections with high crash rates during heavy traffic times. Results from the overtime details are as follows:

Total citations    191 
Total warnings  59
Total traffic stops                                    167 


Official Speed Citations          52 
Speed Warning Citations 11
Official Traffic Signal Citations        39 
Traffic Signal Warning Citations
Official Stop Sign Citations
Official Seatbelt Citations 16 
Seatbelt Warning Citations 2
Official Insurance Citations 8
Insurance Warning Citations
Official Registration Citations 44 
Registration Warning Citations 11 
Official Other Traffic Citations 25 
Warning Other Traffic Citations 24 
Driving Under Suspension Citations      
Criminal Citations
Warrant Arrest 2

In 2023, the Lincoln Police Department investigated more than 1,780 crashes where it was reported that at least one driver operated a motor vehicle in an inattentive, careless, negligent or erratic manner.


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