State police eye aggressive drivers around metro Detroit - FOX 13 News

State police eye aggressive drivers around metro Detroit

Posted: Updated:
OAK PARK, Mich. (WJBK) -

Ease up, drivers. They're watching.

Michigan State Police say they're putting more emphasis on catching aggressive motorists on Detroit-area freeways, through Aug. 9. "This is to keep death off our freeways," said Lt. Michael Shaw.

Speeding, texting, tailgating and improper phone use could cause a state trooper to put on the flashers.

State police say there have been more complaints about aggressive driving, especially at rush hour. "A lot of our citizen complaints usually come right around rush hour and it always has something to do with aggressive driving," said Shaw.

Shaw says troopers will be in unmarked patrol cars, but unmarked cars will not be used to make stops.  

- The Associated Press contributed to this report

Powered by WorldNow

FOX 13 / WTVT-TV
3213 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33609
Main: (813) 876-1313
Newsroom: (813) 870-9630
Fax: (813) 871-3135

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices