Hickory – The Hickory Police Department’s January traffic enforcement P.A.C.T. – Pay Attention in City Traffic – will be located on 12th Avenue NW from 6th St NW to Old Lenoir Road NW.
Enforcement will focus on following too closely, distracted driving, speeding and other traffic violations.
Pedestrian are encouraged to cross safely; use crosswalks, cross at the corner or at other designated crossing areas; obey pedestrian signal indicators; and wear reflective materials when walking at night.
Motor vehicle operators are urged to look for and yield to pedestrians, particularly at crosswalks and other designated crossings, as well as at all intersections. Also, remember to look for pedestrians while turning.
All motorist need to be vigilant, aware and respectful of cyclists utilizing roadways. Bicycles are considered vehicles and must abide by all traffic laws, especially traveling in the same direction as other vehicular traffic and observing traffic lights or stop signs.
All citizens utilizing City of Hickory roadways are asked to remain alert and obey all traffic laws to ensure the safety of all motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.