MSP focusing patrols on traffic enforcement

The Sault Ste. Marie Post of the Michigan State Police are dedicating patrols to traffic enforcement over the summer months in an effort to promote traffic safety during the busy tourist season.

They will be focusing their patrols on M-123 in Chippewa and Luce Counties, due to high traffic amounts from Memorial Day to Labor Day.  Troopers are focusing on aggressive driving on M-123 to reduce the number of crashes in both counties, and to promote safe driving.

Areas of concern include, but not limited to:  tailgating, speeding, following too closely, improper passing, and operating under the influence of alcohol.

“By increasing patrols and focusing on traffic safety, we hope to reduce the number of traffic crashes and fatalities during this summer period,” Sault Ste. Marie Post Commander F/Lt. David Hopper said.