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P.A.C.T. - Pay Attention in City Traffic - September 2021

P.A.C.T. - Pay Attention in City Traffic - September 2021

Aug 27, 2021 | Police

The Hickory Police Department’s September traffic enforcement, P.A.C.T. – Pay Attention in City Traffic, will be located on 9th Avenue NE (between 16th Street NE and 18th Street Drive NE) and 20th Street NE (between Highland Avenue NE and Springs Road NE/12th Street Drive NE).

Enforcement will focus on following too closely, distracted driving, speeding, and other traffic violations.

Pedestrians 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 motorists 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.

City of Hickory


76 North Center Street
Hickory, North Carolina 28601
Phone: (828) 323-7400
Fax: (828) 323-7550

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