City Of Albany Issues Over 300 Tickets In Two Days
Based on that number there is a good chance that someone reading this story received one of the many tickets issued in the City of Albany.The crackdown was held on the 28th and 29th of June and were targeted on Central Avenue, Washington Avenue, Western Avenue and Madison Avenue which are some of the busiest streets in Albany. The tickets that were issued in the crackdown were for a wide range of violations including talking on cell phone, speeding, following too closely and unsafe lane changes to name a few. While pulling people over for these various violations some drivers got into even more trouble and were cited for addition and more serious offenses including Aggravated unlicensed Operation, Driving While Intoxicated and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana, and some were even arrested and taken into custody on outstanding bench warrants.
New York State Police Troop G Major Steven James commented on the two day crackdown in Albany:
"Aggressive driving causes needless property damage, injuries and even deaths. I am pleased to partner the resources of the New York State Police with those of the Albany County Sheriff's Department and the Albany Police Department to combat this danger. I hope that the efforts of the Albany County police agencies will be duplicated throughout our state."