Hickory – The Hickory Police Department is continuing their focused traffic enforcement P.A.C.T. – Pay Attention in City Traffic. During the month of May, enforcement will be located on Hwy 321. Enforcement focus will continue to include: red light violations, following too close, distracted driving and speeding. During enforcement operations, officers will patrol areas in both marked and unmarked vehicles and citations will be issued for violators.

Citizens are encouraged to be vigilant and observe all traffic laws, avoid utilizing mobile and digital devices and maintain driving awareness near crosswalks and areas of pedestrian traffic.

Additional targets throughout the city will be identified and announced to assist in reducing traffic violations.