The Hickory Police Department’s April traffic enforcement, P.A.C.T. – Pay Attention in City Traffic, will be located on Falling Creek Road NE and Springs Road NE (from McDonald Parkway to Highland Avenue 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 indications; and wear reflective materials when walking at night.
Motor vehicle operators are urged to look for pedestrians and stop for them, 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.