Over 300 Traffic Stops in Rochester Area Enforcement Blitz
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- Nine State Troopers in the Rochester area made 335 traffic stops this past weekend.
The State Patrol says 251 of the stops were for speeding and 21 were for seat belt violations. Troopers also made eight DWI-related stops and pulled over 10 people for using a wireless device while they were behind the wheel.
Last weekend’s enforcement effort was part of Project 20(22), an effort to crack down on speeding, distracted driving and other unsafe driving behaviors. The detail was focused on Rochester and surrounding communities in southeast Minnesota.