Kansas City Roads are More Deadly Than Ever. So Why is Traffic Enforcement Declining?


Police say a common theme is playing out with this year’s increase in fatal crashes: excessively high speeds, lack of seat belts and impaired drivers, sometimes all three at once. While police place the blame on drivers’ risky behaviors, an analysis by The Star found that police traffic enforcement efforts to curb unsafe behavior have been declining for years.

The Kansas City Star

Story by Robert A. Cronkleton
July 7, 2024

Bicyclists and Pedestrians
Law Enforcement
Speeding and Aggressive Driving