Durham County (non-city) Traffic Statistics

Traffic Statistics From Our Durham Attorney:

Durham county residents,  you have just as much to consider as City of Durham residents when it comes to traffic violations.  The following information made available by the NC DOJ is more than enough evidence to prove the point:

Durham County Sheriff’s Office
Initial Purpose of Traffic Stop by Enforcement Action Taken

Report From 1/1/2011 through 12/31/2011
Purpose Verbal Warning Written Warning Citation Issued On View Arrest No Action Taken Total
Checkpoint 3 4 109 7 0 123
Driving While Impaired 29 1 12 46 2 90
Investigation 120 19 178 31 31 379
Other Motor Vehicle Violation 35 30 145 2 2 214
Safe Movement Violation 115 58 129 14 3 319
Seat Belt Violation 16 10 24 4 0 54
Speed Limit Violation 189 239 749 19 1 1197
Stop Light/Sign Violation 48 58 152 3 0 261
Vehicle Equipment Violation 226 63 142 19 3 453
Vehicle Regulatory Violation 238 79 534 31 16 898
Total 1019 561 2174 176 58 3988