I-80 Challenge Underway

Julie Hawkins

I-80 Challenge Underway

CREATED Jul. 24, 2013

Nebraska/Iowa - If your daily commute takes you across I-80, make sure you watch your speed, especially over the next few days.

Starting July 24th through July 31st, troopers in 11 states, including Nebraska and Iowa are stepping up enforcement along I-80.

 

It's called the "I-80 Challenge".

The slogan: "More Cops, More Stops."

The Iowa Department of Public Safety started the initiative after analyzing data and finding that summer is the deadliest time for crashes along the 2,900-mile stretch of interstate.

 

Police will be focusing on speeding, impaired driving and seat-belt use.

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