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Traffic enforcement on U.S. 29 yields 368 summonses, one DUI arrest

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Police officers in the region conducted 355 traffic stops during an enforcement initiative on Thursday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The traffic stops along U.S. 29 resulted in 368 summonses.

Participating agencies included the Albemarle County Police Department, Nelson County Sheriff’s Office, Charlottesville Police Department, Greene County Sheriff’s Office and Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

The violations included:

  • Speeding (185)
  • Reckless driving (8)
  • Registration/Inspection (86)
  • Cellphone use (26)
  • None or suspended license (15)
  • Red light violations (9)

Tickets were also issued for seat belt violations, move over violations and equipment violations.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office made one arrest for DUI.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.