Omaha police have wrapped up their four-month effort focusing mainly on motorcycle helmet enforcement, officials said Friday, with more than 630 violations for various offenses recorded.
The Nebraska Office of Highway Safety provided additional funds for extra officers on the streets during the crackdown.
The effort was conducted from June through September, with police running 14 operations throughout the city.
Officers also focused on motor-vehicle violations that lead to dangerous situations for motorcycle operators, such as failure to yield, speeding, improper lane changes and violating traffic signals.
Police numbers from most of the arrests:
— 3 DUI arrests
— 14 helmet violations
— 5 no class "M" endorsement on their license to legally
operate a motorcycle.
— 518 speeding violations
— 51 restraint violations
— 20 operating during suspension violations
— 15 no proof of financial responsibility
— 5 drug arrests