DOT encourages state crackdown

January 1994
Overdrive;Jan94, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p78
Trade Publication
Cites the Department of Transportation's (DOT) encouragement of state crackdowns on speeders and other violators of traffic safety laws. Meeting standards for construction money; State plans for speed monitoring.


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