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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

6-State Trooper Project Focused on I-70 Enforcement

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol joined forces with members of the 6-State Trooper Project focused on speed, safety belt and OVI enforcement on Interstate 70. The high-visibility campaign ran from Friday, October 6 through Sunday, October 8. and included the Indiana State Police, Pennsylvania State Police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

During the initiative, Ohio troopers issued citations for 388 speeding violations, 31 safety belt violations and there were five OVI arrests. In total, among the three states participating in the initiative, 534 citations were issued for speeding, 38 citations for safety belt violations and there were 16 OVI arrests.

The 6-State Trooper Project is a multi-state law enforcement partnership aimed at providing combined and coordinated law enforcement and security services in the areas of highway safety, criminal patrol, and information sharing.

Other members of the 6-State Trooper Project include the Kentucky State Police, Michigan State Police and West Virginia State Police.


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