Be My Guest: Lt. Merce of the Virginia Beach Police Traffic Unit
Jen Lewis spoke with Lt. Merce of the Virginia Beach Police Traffic Unit. He shared information regarding dangerous driving trends in the city. Since May of this year, there has been a marked increase in the number of excessive speed-related crashes, injuries and deaths. To discourage speeding and other unsafe driving, Virginia Beach Police officers will be using checkpoints throughout the city. Lt. Merce, along with the rest of his department, wants listeners to know speed kills. They will be enforcing legal limits and stopping violators.