Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop G Cpt. Mark Inman released statistics from a hazardous moving violation operation conducted last Saturday (Feb. 23) in Texas County.

A total of 36 citations and 25 warnings were issued, and troopers arrested two people with outstanding warrants. The operation targeted hazardous moving and alcohol-related offenses. The designated highways were U.S. 60 and U.S. 63. 

Totals from the operation:

•20 speed citations.

•7 seat belt citations.

•7 non-moving violation citations.

•2 uninsured motorist citations.

•1 misdemeanor warrant arrest.

•1 felony warrant arrest.

“The goal of this type of operation is to reduce crashes on designated highways,” Inman said. “To accomplish this goal, we provide high visibility and strict enforcement of traffic laws as they relate to hazardous moving violations.”

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