SOUTH BRUNSWICK – Following a successful increase in patrol along Wheeler Road in the Kendall Park section of South Brunswick, police will also add officers along Heathcote Road in the Kingston section of town.
Traffic enforcement is taking place on all roads in South Brunswick every day, according to information provided by the South Brunswick Police Department, but these two roadways will receive additional focus over the next two weeks.
In the past week, there were 450 motor vehicle stops conducted by officers, according to police, 27 of which were on Wheeler Road during the enhanced enforcement detail. There were 34 vehicle crashes throughout town during the same timeframe.
In 2017 there were over 2,615 crashes on the 192 miles of roadway in the township. South Brunswick Police conducted 17,884 motor vehicle stops in 2017 and saw a 60 percent reduction in fatal crashes, according to the statement.
The new approach of providing information on traffic enforcement areas is meant to increase awareness, safety and voluntary compliance, according to the statement.