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Boulder City Police 'Joining Forces' for road safety this Fourth of July

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Posted at 4:02 PM, Jul 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-02 20:13:23-04

The Boulder City Police Department will be on the lookout for speeding drivers on the roads from now through July 12.

Officers are once again “Joining Forces” with their regional partners to make sure drivers are being safe and keeping the speedometer within the posted speed limit.

The Boulder City Police Department, along with other agencies throughout the valley, will be conducting extra patrols during this period. Drivers are urged to slow down and drive with caution so they can arrive alive.

Citations for speeding can cost $200 or more and impact your insurance premiums.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that the annual cost to society of speeding-related crashes is $40.4 billion dollars per year.

Most motorists do not believe speeding is as risky as other behaviors, but driving too fast can turn a near miss into a crash or a fatality. The faster you drive, the less time you have to react. As your speed increases, so does the risk of serious injuries or fatalities in a crash.

Boulder City Police Department receives an annual grant from the Nevada Department of Public Safety, Office of Traffic Safety to support participation in “Joining Forces” traffic safety campaigns during the year.