Per the Salt Lake Tribune, troopers will begin a DUI blitz in Salt Lake County beginning 9 p.m. Wednesday. Throughout the rest of the state, troopers also will start increasing their seat belt safety and speeding enforcement that night, and keep it going through Sunday.
In an article titled, “Utah troopers want to end Fourth of July’s deadly streak,” the article states that the Fourth of July weekend is historically the deadliest in the state. And this time, the UHP is mapping out their patrol and blitz locations based on ticketing and crash data from previous Fourth of Julys. It’s a numbers-driven strategy of finding where the problem spots are throughout the holiday weekends, historically, and positioning troopers accordingly.
For the full article, visit http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/home3/56535026-200/uhp-utah-fourth-july.html.csp .