Motorists in the area take note. The Governor’s Traffic Safety Baureau as announced as part of the 2014 STEP program, the Iowa State Patrol will team up with city, and county law enforcement the week of March 14th through the 17th to crackdown on motorists who violate Iowa’s driving laws.
During the operation STEP……. officers will be on the look out for motorists who don’t buckle up, speed, and operate a motor vehicle while intoxicated.
The traffic enforcement program was conducted last year and during the 4 day St. Patrick’s Day holiday period 352 OWI arrests were made, 5154 speeding tickets were issued and 2393 seat belt tickets were written.