The Prescott Valley Police Department with the help of the Prescott Police Department, Chino Valley Police Department and Yavapai County Sheriff’s Office conducted a speed enforcement detail on State Route 89A and Fain Rd on Tuesday, September 14 with funding from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. This section of roadway was chosen due to an increase of traffic, numerus complaints of speeding vehicles and the recent increase in traffic collisions.
We conducted a total of 62 traffic stops during the 4-hour detail with officers issuing 52 speeding citations, 3 criminal speed citations and 1 DUI arrest. A criminal speed citation is issued to driver’s that are exceeding the posted speed limit by 21 MPH or more or exceeding 85 MPH.
The highest speed recorded during the detail was 92 MPH. Remember, Drive to Arrive!
If you have any further questions about traffic, please call our department Traffic hotline at
928-772-9262 ext. 2. The safety of our residents is our top priority.
Prescott Valley Police Department can be contacted at (928) 772-9267 for non-emergencies, 911 for emergencies. Yavapai County Silent witness is 1-800-932-3232.
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