LEL Traffic Stop
The LEL Traffic Stop is a weekly broadcast email produced by NLELP featuring news, announcements, new publications and more from the world of traffic safety and enforcement.
March 27, 2020 — In this Issue: Law enforcement groups provide webinar briefing on COVID-19, Oregon police balance providing public safety and protecting themselves, Minnesota DRE ensures charges in fatal crash, officers go beyond the call of duty and much more.
March 20, 2020 — In this Issue: NHTSA announces Public Service Awards winners, the coronavirus challenges public safety from the law enforcement perspective, IACP offers DRE and ARIDE training funding, and much more.
March 13, 2020 — In this Issue: In today’s Traffic Stop, Michigan marks the 20-year anniversary of its seat belt law, Wisconsin police promote school zone traffic safety and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention share coronavirus information.
March 6, 2020 — In this Issue: In today’s Traffic Stop, South Carolina uses data to reduce driving and crime, daylight saving time spurs drowsy driving awareness, Florida police team up for Vision Zero and a driver racks up four speeding tickets in one hour.
February 28, 2020 — In this Issue: In today’s Traffic Stop, GHSA reports troubling pedestrian fatality statistics for 2019, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” gears up for March Madness, authorities seize $12.7 million worth of drugs in a traffic stop and wolfpacks are on patrol in Florida.
February 21, 2020 — In this Issue: Massachusetts police remind public about new hands-free law, Florida launches pedestrian safety campaign and Rhode Island man arrested for DUI twice in same day. These stories and more in this issue of Traffic Stop.
February 14, 2020 — In this Issue: Pennsylvania officers honored for dedication to aggressive driving enforcement, an app that helps Ohio State Police find stranded drivers, MADD’s new “Law Enforcement Support” newsletter and more.
February 7, 2020 — In this Issue: Murder conviction for a traffic crash, a “Teen Click It or Ticket” campaign, how to identify drivers with communication challenges and a new traffic enforcement established to save lives.
January 31, 2020 — In this Issue: The words of a police officer struck by a distracted driver, record-setting seizure in Arizona, Maryland’s focus on speeding and possible tough new laws for safety in Virginia.
January 24, 2020 — In this Issue: Alabama troopers teach students about traffic safety, Tennessee deputies receive recognition for their work, Georgia’s “Safe Kids” car seat program and more.
January 17, 2020 — In this Issue: The Iowa DOT offers tips to avoid drowsy driving, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office creates a new scholarship award, NHTSA highlights the decline in highway crash fatalities and more.
January 10, 2020 — In this Issue: Year-end fatality numbers decline in several states, Vision Zero achieved, school bus enforcement sees big results and a major announcement from Secretary Chao at CES.
January 3, 2020 — In this Issue: Hundreds of articles were published this past week highlighting law enforcement’s efforts to save lives and protect roads during the holidays and New Year’s Eve celebrations. Thank you for all the work you have done to make those articles happen. We’ll be watching for articles showcasing the results of your efforts for inclusion in next week’s “Traffic Stop.”