19 August 2021
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Major Todd O. Stratton
Troop C Commander
 



 
PRESS RELEASE
 

Over two dozen citations were issued during an Operation Hard Hat detail in Broome County. 

The initiative took place on August 19, 2021 while workers completed bridge work along Interstate 81 in Binghamton.  During the initiative, a trooper blends in with the workers in an active work zone and watches for risky and unsafe behavior. 

27 total tickets were issued during the detail. 

  • Speeding – 19
  • Seatbelt – 2
  • Cell Phone Use – 0
  • Other – 6

Motorists are urged to drive responsibly in work zones.  Please follow the posted signage.  Move over a lane, when it’s safely possible or whenever encountering vehicles displaying red, white, blue, amber or green lights. Everyone working on the side of the road deserves to go back home to their family! 

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