Attachment C

 

 

 

Accredited Law Enforcement Agency

 

County of Albemarle

Police Department

 

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MEMORANDUM

 

To:                  Lt. J. Teixeira

 

From:              Cpl. G. D. Fink

 

Date:               May 19, 2004

 

Subject:          Speed / Traffic Survey for 2900 block Morgantown Rd.

 

The following information is provided as a result of a speed / traffic study.

 

Device used: Stealth Stat

Date and Time survey began: March 8, 2004 at 1749 hours.

Date and Time survey ended: March 10, 2004 at 1430 hours.

Total vehicles counted: 2954

Posted speed limit for area surveyed: 25 MPH

Average speed of all vehicles: 34.98 MPH

Maximum speed recorded: 60 MPH

50th Percentile speed: 36 MPH

85th Percentile speed: 41 MPH

Total number of vehicles that exceeded posted speed limit: 2709

Percentage of total vehicles that exceeded posted speed limit: 91%

Total number of vehicle that exceeded speed limit by 10 or miles per hour: 1613

Percentage of vehicles that exceeded the posted speed limit by 10 or miles per hour or more: 54%

If vehicles are exceeding the posted speed limit by 10 or more miles per hour, can the vehicles be broken down into time groupings? Yes

If yes please list those time groupings below.

 

Monday, March 8, 2004:

1745-0015 hours: Averages to one violator every three minutes.

 

Tuesday, March 9, 2004:

0615-2300 hours: Averages to one violator every minute.

 

Wednesday, March 10, 2004:

0615-1430 hours: Averages to one violator every minute.

 

  

Additional Comments:

 

Based on the survey results above it is obvious that a speed problem still exists on this roadway. This location will remain on the selective enforcement site list. This information will be sent to the traffic unit officers and the patrol shifts to continue addressing.

 

 

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