By Emily Roehler, Weekend Meteorologist - bio | email
was light during two weekends of special enforcement activities held in Hall
County in connection with the Nebraska State Fair.
an effort to reduce the potential for serious injury and fatality crashes, the
Nebraska State Patrol conducted high visibility patrols during the evening and
early morning hours on Saturday August 24, and Saturday August 31.
the increased traffic volume during the State Fair the potential for crashes
increases," said Captain Chris Kolb, Commander Troop C-Grand Island. "The fact
we had very few issues during this busy time can be attributed to the public's
voluntary compliance with motor vehicle laws".
During the enforcement effort,
troopers made 48 contacts with motorists.
Four juveniles were cited for
being minors in possession of alcohol and four open container citations were