on Dallas freeways might want to stay well behind any identifiable
police cars driving in side-by-side formation.
Dallas police made public an aggressive plan to crack down on speeders,
using techniques such as rolling blockades in which patrol cars
drive the speed limit and pull over drivers who pass them, The Dallas Morning News reported.
Dallas Police Chief Terrell Bolton said the aim of the program was
to reduce traffic fatalities. Last year, 169 people were reportedly
killed in Dallas wrecks.
these officers to have zero tolerance,” Bolton said. “In the event
that people don’t comply, here’s the hammer, and we’re going to
use the hammer.”
will use marked and unmarked patrol cars that will watch for drivers
who break traffic laws or drive too aggressively, the newspaper
reported. The program is a yearlong initiative, but police said
they might extend it.