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Increased traffic enforcement to begin Sept. 26 in Abilene

The Abilene Police Department wants to decrease deaths caused by traffic violations.
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ABILENE, Texas — Traffic-related deaths have been a common occurrence in Abilene this year. 

Beginning Monday, Sept. 26, the Abilene Police Department will be increasing their enforcement on traffic in an effort to prevent these deaths from happening. 

This year so far, there have been more traffic deaths in Abilene than all of last year, with 18 fatal crashes resulted in 23 deaths in 2022 alone. 

Police officers will be located on specific roads in Abilene during the rest of the year and their goal is to promote safe driving at all times. 

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