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PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Public Safety said it’ll have an eye
in the sky for traffic enforcement on a heavily traveled highway in northwest
Arizona over the Presidents Day weekend.
The agency said the crew of a single-engine plane will be looking for vehicles that
are speeding or engaging in other dangerous driving behavior on U.S. 93.
U.S. 93 is part of the main highway route between Phoenix and Las Vegas. DPS said its previous airborne traffic enforcement operations found that the
average speed on the highway was 86 mph.
The airplane’s pilot and observer contact Highway Patrol
units on the ground to arrange traffic stops.
The operation is focused on U.S. 93 south of Interstate 40.
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