Police Working to Reduce Accidents on Route 73
Evesham Township Police are focusing on reducing crashes in the area of Route 73 and Brick Road through increased traffic enforcement. Police say they have received many complaints about aggressive driving in the area. The map below shows an increase in motor vehicle crashes along Route 73 and along Brick Road, mostly attributed to distracted driving, following too closely, improper turning and passing on the shoulder.
The police department says they’ll use various methods to help reduce accidents in the area including using marked and unmarked police vehicles to help identify violations and unsafe driving.
The department uses DDACTS, which is a data driven approach to crime and traffic enforcement. It enables them to integrate location-based crime and traffic data to establish effective and efficient methods for deploying law enforcement and other resources.