RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A traffic enforcement effort targeting Virginia's interstate highways has yielded more than 2,500 violations.
Virginia State Police say troopers cited motorists on Interstate 95 for 942 violations during the Operation Air, Land and Speed crackdown on Saturday. The violations included 349 speeding tickets, 84 reckless driving citations, 50 safety belt violations and one drug or felony arrest.
Troopers also made six felony or drug arrests among the 912 citations on Interstate 81. There were 580 speeding tickets, 79 reckless driving citations, 18 safety belt violations and one drunken driving arrest.
A total of 725 citations were issued on Interstate 64, including 375 for speeding, 77 for reckless driving, 29 for failing to buckle up, one for drunken driving and one drug or felony arrest.
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