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    Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    Just for a heads up for people/students coming to Ames or leaving Ames as it's last day of the semester and a lot people will be in a rush or even be drinking a few as its the last day!!!


    Police planning Friday traffic enforcement effort | Local News - KCCI Home



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    Re: Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    This doesn't really sound "special" at all.



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    Re: Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by WhatchaGonnaDo View Post
    This doesn't really sound "special" at all.
    no kidding

    Officers said they will be looking specifically for drivers who are operating under the influence of alcohol.

    Officers will also be watching for seat belt violations and drivers who are exceeding the speed limit.
    So, are they not looking for those things, normally?


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    Re: Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    I assume they will be devoting more resources to it compared to a typical Friday.



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    Re: Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    Some Friday evening fundraising huh?


    Yeah TOAST!!!

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    Re: Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    They probably announce it under the theory that while they could catch more (and probably will) for every one they catch they also hope that it changes behavior before it happens- theyd rather the drunk driving not occur at all.



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    Re: Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by sunnysideup View Post
    Some Friday evening fundraising huh?
    If it were fundraising they wouldn't warn you two days in advance.



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    Re: Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    If it were fundraising they wouldn't warn you two days in advance.
    That is exactly what I would do if I was fundraising.



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    Re: Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    Will they stop all cars at a location?


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    Re: Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    That is exactly what I would do if I was fundraising.
    Reverse psychology? That's brilliant.



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    Re: Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    They probably had a little wedge of extra money from the feds to do this.


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    Re: Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by keepngoal View Post
    Will they stop all cars at a location?
    WHO just said it'll basically be extra officers on patrol.


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    Re: Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    At least the article defined what a designated driver was. That was always ambiguous to me.


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    Re: Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    Give a going away present or maybe you won't be leaving town for awhile if you get busted.



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    Re: Ames Police will be conducting special traffic enforcement Friday. (LINK)

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    no kidding



    So, are they not looking for those things, normally?
    The step enforcement uses state funds from traffic citations to pay for additional officers to do extra enforcement in an area and usually focuses on a specified issue.



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