OPERATION SLOW DOWN CONTINUES TO BE
Town of Clarkstown continues its successful traffic education and enforcement
initiative this month. Operation Slow
Down will focus on six more streets this June, following enforcement on 5
streets in May garnering a total of 165 violations for speeding.
Traffic Officers identified specific roads in the Town of Clarkstown, based on
volume and speed, that require added attention to ensure our resident’s
safety,” said Town Supervisor Alex Gromack. “The purpose of Operation Slow Down
is to educate our residents and raise awareness about the dangers of speeding
through our neighborhoods. This is just another way our police department is
keeping our Town safe.”
Police will increase traffic enforcement on the following six roads throughout
the month of June: Strawtown Road in New City, McCarthy Way in West Nyack,
Burda Avenue in New City, Congers Road in New City, Woodland Road in New City
and Foxwood Road in West Nyack.
month, traffic enforcement occurred on the following streets with the total
number of violations at 201, for speeding, moving violations and others, as
Road in West Nyack - 42
Hill Road in New City – 7
Mill Road in West Nyack/Valley Cottage - 48
Avenue in Nanuet - 13
Tor Road in New City - 91
far Operation Slow Down is proving to be successful,” said Chief Michael
Sullivan. “The program focuses on public safety, education about speeding and
enforcement. We hope residents and visitors continue to become more aware of
the dangers of speeding through our neighborhoods.”
February, Supervisor Gromack, in conjunction with the Town Board and the
Clarkstown Police Department announced the start of Operation Slow Down, a public awareness and enforcement initiative
against speeding and reckless drivers throughout the Town.
are about 25 roadways listed as the most notorious for speeders. Each month the
Clarkstown Police Department selects various roads.
Clarkstown Police Department received a $15,000 Selective Traffic Enforcement
Program (STEP) grant from the Governor’s Traffic Safety Commission that is
being utilized to fund Operation Slow Down. While Traffic enforcement will be
increased in these individual areas, routine traffic enforcement will continue
throughout the Town.