VT State Police step up traffic enforcement

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) UPDATE: During the campaign, police arrested nine people and handed out dozens of other violations for things like speeding or distracted driving. They caught four impaired drivers.
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The Vermont State Police are kicking off an aggressive traffic enforcement campaign through Chittenden County Saturday.

The two-phase campaign will start with police looking for drivers who engage in risky and potentially life-threatening behavior such as speeding, not moving over or texting while driving. The second part will focus on impaired driving.

Police say summer in Vermont comes with more risk-taking, often because more cars are on the roads.

This will be the first of a series of these initiatives planned throughout the state.